Dow Inc. (DOW)

About Dow Inc. (DOW)

Company Description:


Dow Inc., commonly known as Dow, is a leading figure in the chemical industry, specializing in the development and manufacture of a wide range of chemicals, plastic materials, and other products. It is structured around various business segments such as Performance Materials & Coatings, Industrial Intermediates & Infrastructure, and Packaging & Specialty Plastics.

Founded in 1897 by Herbert Henry Dow, Dow has grown into a global company with its headquarters in Midland, Michigan, United States. The company has a strong focus on combining chemistry, biology, and physics to create innovative solutions that address a wide range of world challenges.


Main Product(s):


Dow’s product portfolio includes performance materials, coatings, polyurethanes, and specialty plastics. These products find applications across diverse industries, including automotive, building and construction, consumer goods, electronics, and packaging.


Short History of Dow Inc.:


  • 1897 – Dow was founded by Herbert Henry Dow in Midland, Michigan.
  • Early 1900s – Expanded into chlorine and caustic soda production.
  • 1930s – Dow introduced polystyrene, later becoming a staple in plastic manufacturing.
  • 1980s – Embraced digital technologies and new business strategies.
  • 2019 – Dow Inc. became a standalone public company after separating from DowDuPont.

Key Executives:

NameTitlePayExercisedYear Born
Mr. James R. FitterlingChairman & CEO5.37MN/A1962
Dr. Attiganal Narayanaswam SreeramSenior VP of Research & Development and Chief Technology Officer1.86M1.42M1968
Mr. Howard I. UngerleiderExecutive Officer3.22M3.76M1968
Ms. Karen S. CarterPresident of Packaging & Specialty Plastics1.59MN/A1972
Ms. Jane M. PalmieriPresident of Industrial Intermediates & Infrastructure - Asia Pacific oversight1.43MN/A1969
Mr. Jeffrey L. TateChief Financial OfficerN/AN/A1970
Mr. John Maurice SampsonSenior Vice President of Operations, Manufacturing & Engineering1.94M84.78k1961
Ms. Melanie KalmarCorporate Vice President, Chief Information Officer & Chief Digital OfficerN/AN/AN/A
Mr. Pankaj GuptaVice President of Investor RelationsN/AN/AN/A
Ms. Amy E. WilsonGeneral Counsel & Corporate Secretary2.05M494.55k1971

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