Jim Fitterling

James Ray Fitterling is an American business executive.wikipedia
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Dow Chemical Company

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He is currently the CEO of The Dow Chemical Company.
In March 2018, it was announced that Jeff Fettig would become executive chairman of DowDuPont on July 1, 2018, and Jim Fitterling would become CEO of Dow Chemical on April 1, 2018.

DowDuPont

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He was the COO of the materials science division at DowDupont starting in 2017.
In March 2018, it was announced that Jeff Fettig would become executive chairman of DowDuPont on July 1, 2018, and Jim Fitterling would become CEO of Dow Chemical on April 1, 2018.

Missouri

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Jim Fitterling was born in 1962 in Missouri, where he spent his youth in a small farm town.

University of Missouri

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He attended the University of Missouri, graduating from the school's College of Engineering in 1983 with a BS in mechanical engineering.

Bachelor of Science

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He attended the University of Missouri, graduating from the school's College of Engineering in 1983 with a BS in mechanical engineering.

Mechanical engineering

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He attended the University of Missouri, graduating from the school's College of Engineering in 1983 with a BS in mechanical engineering.

Filmtec Corporation

In 1998 he became CEO of Filmtec Corporation, a subsidiary of Dow.

General manager

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He was named both general manager of Dow Thailand and managing director of the SCC - Dow Group of joint venture companies in 2000.

Chief executive officer

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In 1998 he became CEO of Filmtec Corporation, a subsidiary of Dow. He was named both general manager of Dow Thailand and managing director of the SCC - Dow Group of joint venture companies in 2000.

Petronas

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In 2002 Fitterling became CEO of The OPTIMAL Group, an affiliate company of both Dow and Petroliam Nasional Berhad.

Southeast Asia

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He began overseeing OPTIMAL's regions in Southeast Asia and Australia in 2004.

Australia

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He began overseeing OPTIMAL's regions in Southeast Asia and Australia in 2004.

Australia

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He began overseeing OPTIMAL's regions in Southeast Asia and Australia in 2004.

Polyethylene

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He left OPTIMAL Group in 2005 to become business vice president of polyethylene at Dow Chemical Corporation.

Chairman

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In 2014, Fitterling became vice chairman of business operations for Dow.

Chief operating officer

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In October 2015, he was named chief operating officer of Dow Chemical.

DuPont

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Dow announced it was merging with DuPont in December 2015, with Fitterling to work with Dow's CEO on reforming the new company into three separate entities, and to later be COO of the new Dow company.

Financial Times

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Fitterling was ranked 73 on the Top 100 LGBT Leaders list published by The Financial Times in 2015, ranking 28 the following year.

Andrew N. Liveris

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On February 2, 2016, Dow Chemical announced that Fitterling would be replacing Andrew Liveris as Dow president upon Liveris' retirement in 2017.

National Coming Out Day

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After a bout with cancer and in celebration of National Coming Out Day, in 2014 Fitterling came out to Dow's employees.

Coming out

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After a bout with cancer and in celebration of National Coming Out Day, in 2014 Fitterling came out to Dow's employees.

The Wall Street Journal

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Speaking about diversity in corporate and educational settings, and in 2016 he was quoted by the Wall Street Journal on Dow's public campaign against anti-gay rights legislation in states such as North Carolina, Tennessee, Mississippi, and Georgia.

North Carolina

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Speaking about diversity in corporate and educational settings, and in 2016 he was quoted by the Wall Street Journal on Dow's public campaign against anti-gay rights legislation in states such as North Carolina, Tennessee, Mississippi, and Georgia.

Tennessee

TNState of TennesseeTenn.
Speaking about diversity in corporate and educational settings, and in 2016 he was quoted by the Wall Street Journal on Dow's public campaign against anti-gay rights legislation in states such as North Carolina, Tennessee, Mississippi, and Georgia.