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Dwayne J. Roark Named Business Communications Manager for Dow Biocides and ANGUS Chemical Company

Published on 2008-06-30. Author : SpecialChem

Buffalo Grove, IL -- Dwayne J. RoarkDwayne J. Roark has been appointed business communications manager for Dow Biocides and ANGUS Chemical Company, a business unit and wholly owned subsidiary of The Dow Chemical Company respectively. Dwayne is based in Buffalo Grove, Ill. where he is responsible for creating and implementing all communications strategies with a primary focus on measurable marketing communications programs and executive counsel to help achieve business goals. Additionally, as a member of the Dow Public Affairs function, Dwayne will play a critical role in supporting the company's overall reputation and business branding initiatives.

Dwayne brings to the Dow businesses in-depth marketing communications expertise. Prior to joining Dow, Dwayne was senior marketing manager for Misumi USA, Inc. in Schaumburg, Ill., a publicly held multinational corporation based in Japan, where he developed marketing objectives, strategies and tactics for the North American division. Dwayne also previously served as the North American marketing communications manager for Danaher Motion in Wood Dale, Ill., a division of the Fortune 500 Danaher Corporation offering electromagnetic, mechanical and control technologies.

Dwayne holds a master's degree in integrated marketing communications from Roosevelt University, Chicago, Ill. and a bachelor's degree in journalism and mass communications from the University of St. Francis, Joliet, Ill. Currently, Dwayne also is an adjunct professor of marketing and business courses at the American InterContinental University in Hoffman Estates, Ill.

About Dow Biocides:

Offering the industry's largest and most diverse product portfolio, Dow Biocides offers a product for many types of microbial challenges and system requirements. The performance capabilities range from high to low pH performance, quick kill to sustained performance and a range of registrations unparalleled in the industry.

About ANGUS:

ANGUS Chemical Company continues to develop and deliver distinct nitroalkane-based chemistries for customers in applications as diverse as paints and coatings, personal care and cosmetics, metalworking fluids, water treatment, biological buffers, solvents and thinners, wood adhesives, pharmaceutical and agricultural intermediates. Aligned as a market-focused, problem-solving specialty chemicals business, ANGUS is a wholly owned subsidiary of The Dow Chemical Company.

About Dow:

With annual sales of $54 billion and 46,000 employees worldwide, Dow is a diversified chemical company that combines the power of science and technology with the " Human Element " to constantly improve what is essential to human progress. The Company delivers a broad range of products and services to customers in around 160 countries, connecting chemistry and innovation with the principles of sustainability to help provide everything from fresh water, food and pharmaceuticals to paints, packaging and personal care products. References to "Dow" or the "Company" mean The Dow Chemical Company and its consolidated subsidiaries unless otherwise expressly noted.

Source: Dow

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