Dow to Webcast 2020 Annual Meeting of Stockholders
MIDLAND, Mich. - March 23, 2020 - Dow (NYSE: DOW) today announced that its Board of Directors has determined to transition the location of the 2020 Annual Meeting of Stockholders of Dow Inc. (the “2020 Meeting”) to support the health and well-being of its stockholders, employees and community due to the evolving impact of the coronavirus outbreak (COVID-19).
The 2020 Meeting will be held on Thursday, April 9, 2020 at 8 a.m. EDT in a virtual format only, via live webcast. Stockholders will only be able to attend the 2020 Meeting by webcast. The webcast will include an option for stockholders to cast their vote online during the 2020 Meeting. Stockholders are encouraged to cast their vote and submit their proxy in advance of the 2020 Meeting by one of the methods described in the proxy materials for the 2020 Meeting. If a stockholder has already voted, no additional action is required.
The 2020 Meeting can be accessed via the Company’s website at www.dow.com/investors or directly at www.virtualshareholdermeeting.com/DOW2020. To attend and to cast a vote during the 2020 Meeting, stockholders must have held shares of common stock on the close of business on February 12, 2020, the record date. Stockholders should enter the 16-digit control number found on their proxy card, voting instruction form or notice previously received.
Stockholders who do not intend to cast a vote during the 2020 Meeting and other interested parties may access the 2020 Meeting as guests. A replay of the webcast will be available on the Company’s website approximately 24 hours following the close of the meeting and will be available until Friday, October 9, 2020.
The Proxy Statement and Annual Report are available at www.proxyvote.com and 2019annualreport.dow.com. For additional information regarding accessing and participating in the virtual meeting, including how to submit questions in advance of the 2020 Meeting, please refer to Dow’s supplemental proxy materials filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on March 23, 2020.
Dow (NYSE: DOW) combines global breadth, asset integration and scale, focused innovation and leading business positions to achieve profitable growth. The Company’s ambition is to become the most innovative, customer centric, inclusive and sustainable materials science company. Dow’s portfolio of plastics, industrial intermediates, coatings and silicones businesses delivers a broad range of differentiated science-based products and solutions for its customers in high-growth market segments, such as packaging, infrastructure and consumer care. Dow operates 109 manufacturing sites in 31 countries and employs approximately 36,500 people. Dow delivered sales of approximately $43 billion in 2019. References to Dow or the Company mean Dow Inc. and its subsidiaries. For more information, please visit www.dow.com or follow @DowNewsroom on Twitter.
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