Dow Names Neal Sheorey Vice President Investor Relations
MIDLAND, Mich. - January 25, 2016 - The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW) announced today that Neal Sheorey, director in Strategy Development, has been named vice president of Investor Relations for the Company.
Sheorey succeeds Jack Broodo, who will become business president for Feedstocks and Energy within Dow’s Hydrocarbons business. Sheorey will report to Howard Ungerleider, Dow’s vice chairman and chief financial officer, and will work with Broodo to ensure a smooth transition.
“Dow’s market-driven strategy has brought us to a defining moment in our Company’s history,” said Ungerleider. “Jack’s leadership has reinforced our commitment to regular and transparent dialogue with our investors and we will maintain that focus going forward. Neal’s finance leadership roles with several Dow businesses, previous experience in Investor Relations, and in-depth understanding of the Company’s strategy and key deliverables will be core to maintaining our focus on driving valuable and meaningful dialogue with the investment community.”
During Sheorey’s 17 years with Dow he has held several leadership roles, primarily in the finance organization, where he delivered valuable strategic and financial expertise and counsel. In 2009, Sheorey joined Dow’s Investor Relations team leading several investor outreach programs and special events and driving proactive dialogue and interaction with the investment community regarding the Company’s financial performance and strategic initiatives. In 2012, he transitioned to finance director for the Chemicals Business Group, and while in that role provided significant business and finance leadership for the split-off transaction and separation of a significant part of Dow’s chlor-alkali and downstream derivatives businesses. In 2014, he joined the Strategy Development team leading enterprise-level projects to advance Dow’s strategy, as well as driving various strategic and operational projects for the chief financial officer.
Sheorey earned a master’s degree in business administration with a concentration in Finance and Corporate Strategy from the University of Michigan. He also earned a bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering from Northwestern University.
Dow (NYSE: DOW) combines the power of science and technology to passionately innovate what is essential to human progress. The Company is driving innovations that extract value from the intersection of chemical, physical and biological sciences to help address many of the world's most challenging problems such as the need for clean water, clean energy generation and conservation, and increasing agricultural productivity. Dow's integrated, market-driven, industry-leading portfolio of specialty chemical, advanced materials, agrosciences and plastics businesses delivers a broad range of technology-based products and solutions to customers in approximately 180 countries and in high-growth sectors such as packaging, electronics, water, coatings and agriculture. In 2014, Dow had annual sales of more than $58 billion and employed approximately 53,000 people worldwide. The Company's more than 6,000 product families are manufactured at 201 sites in 35 countries across the globe. References to "Dow" or the "Company" mean The Dow Chemical Company and its consolidated subsidiaries unless otherwise expressly noted. More information about Dow can be found at www.dow.com.
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