Business President, Feedstocks & Energy
Jack Broodo is business president for the Dow Feedstocks & Energy business. In this role, Broodo leads the business globally, working to generate increased earnings and accelerate the execution of Dow’s strategy.
Broodo has served in a variety of commercial, business and operations leadership roles throughout his more than 37-year career with the Company. His background includes significant experience across Dow’s olefins and aromatics businesses and in-depth knowledge of the global feedstocks and energy markets.
From 1998 through 2009 Broodo lead various feedstocks and energy business development and business segments for Dow’s US and Latin American businesses including the role of Feedstocks Director for the six ethylene plants Dow operates in the USGC. In 2009, Broodo moved to the senior leadership role for Dow’s business operations across Canada – driving results for the Company and maintaining positive relationships across the communities in which Dow operates. In 2013, he took on additional responsibility as director of feedstocks for Dow’s North and Latin America regions, where his leadership was instrumental in enhancing the Company’s position in Latin America. Notably, during this time, he served as a key member of the team leading the advancement of the Company’s U.S. Gulf Coast investment program. In late 2014 he joined the Dow finance team as vice president of Investor Relations, where he was responsible for facilitating dialogue between Dow’s stockholders and the Company’s executive leadership.
Jack assumed the Feedstocks and Energy Business President role in January of 2016 encompassing the companies’ global interests in power generation, pipelines, caverns, salt dome operations, feedstocks and energy supply, commodity risk management and trading, and renewable energy initiatives.
Broodo earned a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering from the University of Texas, Austin. He attended graduate classes at both University of Texas and University of Houston in advanced chemical engineering and reaction design.
He is trained as a corporate director having completed the Institute of Corporate Directors program in Canada.
He is a director for the Energy Institute Board at the University of Texas – a top think tank on energy solutions providing advice and insight to both academia and governments on energy technology and policy topics. Past boards positions include serving as the Vice-Chair of Calgary Zoo, director and executive committee member of the Chemistry Industry Association of Canada, Chair of the University of Texas External Advisory Committee for the McKetta College of Chemical Engineering as well as a director for the Petrochemical Feedstocks Association of America.
Jack has been married for 33 years to Linda. The Broodo’s have three sons. The family enjoys fly fishing, boating, flying, hiking, tennis, travel, time together, barbeques, bird hunting, and has a deep affection for hunting dogs and dog training.