Mauro Gregorio is the President of Dow’s Performance Materials & Coatings, one of the three business operating segments within Dow. With annual sales of $9 Billion, this segment provides innovative solutions to several global markets in infrastructure, transportation, electronics, as well as home and personal care. Gregorio also has the executive oversight for Dow business in Latin America Region. In addition, he is the executive sponsor of Hispanic & Latin Network, one of Dow’s employee resource groups that focus on attracting, retaining and developing talents, while creating an inclusive culture.
Gregorio joined Dow in 1984. He has significant market and international experience after working at several Dow locations globally. Gregorio has held a variety of leadership roles, spanning business management, commercial, supply chain and technical service, across several Dow’s upstream and downstream, market-facing businesses, including Consumer Solutions, Performance Plastics, Hygiene, Medical & Packaging, Feedstocks & Energy.
Gregorio has provided strategic oversight of the Dow Corning integration and ensured the seamless integration of Dow Corning’s silicones business, its functions and global sites into Dow. Through his leadership, the Dow Corning integration has delivered more than $600 million in cost synergies on time and achieved growth synergies one year ahead of the plan. Upon closing the transaction, Gregorio was named the CEO of Dow Silicone Corporation, a critical component of Dow’s Performance Materials & Coatings.
Gregorio earned a Bachelor of Science degree in chemical engineering from Escola de Engenharia Maua in Brazil and a Master of Business Administration degree from Northwood University in Michigan.