Dow’s Peter Gudritz Named to PRWeek’s “40 Under 40” List, Representing the Next Generation of Outstanding Leaders at Dow

MIDLAND, Mich. - July 31, 2018 - Peter Gudritz, Dow’s associate director for the Office of the CEO and Executive Communications, has been selected by PRWeek as one of 2018’s “40 Under 40,” its annual list of leading communications professionals under the age of 40.

Gudritz is responsible for advancing and protecting Dow’s brand around the world by partnering with the Company’s CEO to implement high-quality external and internal engagements, message development on key corporate priorities and global trends, and general support for the Executive Leadership Team. He provides leadership in maximizing return on CEO-driven strategic partnerships and leads the team responsible for CEO digital presence.

“In a rapidly changing world, bringing Dow’s unique and constructive perspective to complex global policy and societal debates requires considerable acumen, talent and expertise,” said Matt Davis, president of Dow North America, and senior vice president for Global Corporate Affairs. “PRWeek’s recognition today confirms something his peers and friends have long known: Peter’s remarkable qualities as a communications professional and as a person.”

Gudritz’s previous roles at Dow include oversight of energy and manufacturing public policy issues and of state government affairs for the Northeast, in addition to developing and implementing Dow’s global Advanced Manufacturing Policy platform. He also served as the Executive Committee Chair of the Pennsylvania Chemical Industry Council and sat on a number of nonprofit boards.

Prior to joining Dow in 2010, Gudritz worked as a policy analyst for top international conservation organizations in Washington, D.C. on issues related to energy, climate and water. A native of East Grand Rapids, Mich., Gudritz holds a bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of Michigan and a master’s degree in public policy from the George Washington University.

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