Global Processing

Heinz Haller named president of Dow Europe, Middle East and Africa

June 18, 2012

MIDLAND, Mich. — Dow Chemical Co. has named Chief Commercial Officer Heinz Haller as president of Dow Europe, Middle East and Africa.

The appointment will go into effect on Aug. 1 following Geoffery Merszei’s retirement.

Haller will continue in his current role as chief commercial officer responsible for corporate marketing and sales and business growth activities.

“Heinz has the drive, energy and mandate to take our geographic strategies and commercial capabilities to the next level, a vital component to truly becoming a customer driven growth company,” said Andrew Liveris, chairman and CEO. “Given the continued global economic volatility and uncertainty, we must not wait for the world to change; instead we must create our future growth and demand for our solutions and products around the world. These leadership changes will enable consistency and diligent progress on our transformational strategy.”