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  • Organization Profile
  • Dow combines the power of science and technology with the “Human Element” to passionately innovate what is essential to human progress. The Company connects chemistry and innovation with the principles of sustainability to help address many of the world's most challenging problems such as the need for clean water, renewable energy generation and conservation, and increase agricultural productivity. Dow's diversified industry-leading portfolio of specialty chemicals, advanced materials, AgroSciences and plastics businesses delivers a broad range of technology-based products and solutions to customers in approximately 160 countries and in high growth sectors such as electronics, water, energy, coatings and agriculture. In 2009, Dow had annual sales of $45 billion and employed approximately 52,000 people worldwide. The Company's more than 5,000 products are manufactured at 214 sites in 37 countries. References to "Dow" or the "Company" mean The Dow Chemical Company and its consolidated subsidiaries unless otherwise expressly noted.

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  • Organization Representative to BEC
  • Name: Chris Chan
    Job Title: Public Affairs Director, Corporate Communications, Asia Pacific Manufacturing & Engineering and Mega Projects
  • Representative Biography
  • Chris Chan is Public Affairs (PA) Director for Corporate Communications, Asia Pacific Manufacturing & Engineering and Mega Projects, The Dow Chemical Company.

    Chan joined Dow in Hong Kong as PA director for the Pacific Area in February 2000. He was named PA director for Greater China in July 2004, following the establishment of the Greater China region as a dedicated growth region within Dow. He assumed additional responsibilities for Asia Pacific in April 2006. As PA Director for Dow Asia Pacific and Greater China, he was responsible for Dow's public affairs strategies and activities in the region. Chan was named global Business PA director for Dow Epoxy & Specialty Chemicals in March 2008 and was appointed Business PA director for Performance Products & Systems, Asia Pacific Manufacturing & Engineering and Mega Projects in June 2009. He assumed his current position in February 2010.

    Prior to joining Dow, he held public affairs leadership positions in a number of multinational corporations and local conglomerates including IBM China/Hong Kong, Ericsson China and CLP Power.

    Chan holds an honors diploma in Communications from the Hong Kong Baptist College and an MBA from the University of Hull, United Kingdom.

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