Retired Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, The Dow Chemical Company, a materials, polymer, chemicals, and biological sciences enterprise
Director since: 2010
- Chair, Directors and Corporate Governance
- Global business and technology experience as the chairman, president and chief executive officer of The Dow Chemical Company and executive chairman of DowDuPont Inc.
- U.S. and international government service (member of the President’s Task Force on Apprenticeship Expansion, former chairman of the President’s American Manufacturing Committee, member of the Australian government’s Industry Growth Centres Advisory Committee and a former member of Thailand’s Board of Investment)
- Affiliation with leading business and public policy associations (former executive committee member, former chairman of The Business Council, and former vice chairman of the Executive Committee of the Business Roundtable)
- Experience as a university trustee
Mr. Liveris, 67, joined Dow in 1976 and subsequently held various executive positions, including vice president of specialty chemicals from 1998 to 2000, business group president for performance chemicals from 2000 to 2003, and president and chief operating officer from 2003 to 2004. Mr. Liveris was named president and chief executive officer of Dow in 2004 and chairman in 2006. In 2016, he transitioned the president role and continued as chairman and chief executive officer of Dow until late 2017, when he transitioned to the position of executive chairman of DowDuPont, a position he held until his retirement in July 2018. Mr. Liveris is a director of Worley, Saudi Aramco, NOVONIX Limited and chairman of the board of Lucid Motors. Additionally, Mr. Liveris has served as a member of the President’s Export Council and as chairman of the President’s American Manufacturing Committee. Mr. Liveris is a former Executive Committee member of The Business Council, the former chairman of The Business Council and the former vice chairman of the Executive Committee of the Business Roundtable. Mr. Liveris is also a trustee of the Minderoo Foundation of Australia, and The King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST), and is a former trustee of the California Institute of Technology and the United States Council for International Business.
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