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John B. Hess Elected to Dow Board of Directors

Published on 2006-10-13. Author : SpecialChem

Midland, MI -- Dow announced the election of John B. Hess, chairman and chief executive officer of Hess Corporation, to the Board of Directors, effective immediately. Hess Corporation is a global integrated energy company engaged in the exploration for and production and sale of crude oil and natural gas, as well as the production and sale of refined petroleum products.

Mr. Hess brings to Dow a strong background in the global oil and gas industry, with 28 years at Hess Corporation. He has been chairman of the board and chief executive officer of Hess Corporation since 1995.

"Mr. Hess brings a proven track record of global leadership in the oil and gas industry to our board," said Andrew N. Liveris, chairman of Dow's Board of Directors. "His perspective, insight and understanding of this complex industry will be invaluable to Dow as we continue to navigate our way through this challenging global energy environment."

About The Dow Chemical Company

Dow is a diversified chemical company that harnesses the power of science and technology to improve living daily. The Company offers a broad range of innovative products and services to customers in more than 175 countries, helping them to provide everything from fresh water, food and pharmaceuticals to paints, packaging and personal care products. Built on a commitment to its principles of sustainability, Dow has annual sales of $46 billion and employs 42,000 people worldwide. 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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