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The Dow Chemical Company manufactures and supplies chemical products for use as raw materials in the manufacture of customer products and services worldwide. The Electronic and Functional Materials segment produces materials for chemical mechanical planarization; materials used in the production of electronic displays, including films and filters; metalorganic precursors for light-emitting diodes; organic light-emitting diode materials; materials used in the fabrication of printed circuit boards; integrated metallization processes for metal finishing and decorative applications; semiconductor design products; and materials for industrial applications. The Coatings and Infrastructure Solutions segment provides insulation, air sealing and weatherization products and systems, construction chemical solutions, building-integrated photovoltaics, water resistance and lower systems; purification and separation technologies; and acrylates, methacrylates, and vinyl acetate monomers. The Agricultural Sciences segment offers crop protection and plant biotechnology products, urban pest management solutions, seeds, traits, and oils. The Performance Materials segment produces amines; chlorinated organics; materials for automotive systems, formulated systems, and oil and gas, and mining industrial applications; plastic additives; epoxies; oxygenated solvents; polyglycols, surfactants, and fluids; polyurethanes; and propylene oxide/glycol. The Performance Plastics segment offers elastomers; wire and cable insulation, semiconductive and jacketing compound solutions, and bio-based plasticizers; and acrylics, polyethylene, polyethylene, polyolefin emulsions, and polyolefin plastomers. The Feedstocks and Energy segment provides ethylene, chlorine, caustic soda, and purified ethylene oxide. The Dow Chemical Company was founded in 1897 and is headquartered in Midland, Michigan.

52,186 Employees
Last Reported Date: 10/28/14
Founded in 1897

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Total Annual Compensation: $1.9M
Vice Chairman of Business Operations
Total Annual Compensation: $904.0K
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Total Annual Compensation: $995.1K
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Total Annual Compensation: $943.9K
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Total Annual Compensation: $900.1K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

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the Dow Chemical Company Announces Executive Changes

The Dow Chemical Company announced that Johanna Söderström has been named corporate vice president of Human Resources and Corporate Aviation. Söderström succeeds Gregory Freiwald, who has announced his retirement from Dow after 35 years with the company. In 2010, Söderström was appointed Global HR director for Dow’s Performance Materials Division in Midland, Mich., and was named vice president of Dow’s HR Center of Expertise in September 2012.

The Dow Chemical Company Announces Retirement of Gregory Freiwald as Chief Human Resources Officer, Aviation and Corporate Affairs

The Dow Chemical Company announced that Gregory Freiwald, chief Human Resources officer, Aviation and Corporate Affairs, has elected to retire from the Company following 35 years of service with Dow. Freiwald will transition his executive leadership responsibilities to Johanna Söderström and will officially retire at the end of March 2015. Freiwald joined Dow in 1979 as a salary administrator in Buenos Aires, Argentina. He has held numerous human resource leadership roles during the span of his career providing strategic planning and execution for several Dow businesses and departments in numerous locations including Buenos Aires, Coral Gables, Fla., Midland, Mich., Sao Paulo, Brazil, and Milan, Italy. In 2006, Freiwald was appointed vice president of Corporate Aviation and Executive Compensation and in 2008, was selected to lead the global HR organization and named executive vice president. Freiwald is also Secretary to the Compensation and Leadership Committee of the Board and director of the Dow Foundation.

Dow Water & Process Selects IBM Cloud Solution for New Customer Application

IBM has announced that Dow Water & Process Solutions, or DW&PS has selected an IBM Cloud solution to deploy a new customer application that will provide water quality predictions for single or multiple unit water treatment designs utilizing DW&PS technologies. DW&PS has developed a new software application called Water Application Value Engine (WAVE) that will help engineers rapidly iterate results of various water treatment components in their designs. To support their global engineering customers, DW&PS needed the ability to quickly scale the application and make it easily accessible to customers whenever and wherever they choose. To address this challenge, DW&PS collaborated with IBM, which has been a longtime global IT services provider to The Dow Chemical Company. DW&PS selected an IBM hybrid cloud solution using SoftLayer infrastructure to deploy the new WAVE application. The cloud solution will provide a robust, secure and cost-effective infrastructure that is not only capable of rapidly scaling as customer usage grows, but will also allow customers to access the application via a Web browser on a desktop, tablet or mobile device.


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