Dr. Andre Argenton - vice president, EH&S and chief sustainability officer, responsible for corporate EH&S governance and corporate sustainability, including the reporting and disclosure of Dow's Environmental, Social, Governance (ESG) performance.
Andre joined Dow in 1999 in Brazil as a research scientist working with various Dow technologies in close collaboration with customers, aligned to a broad range of applications like home and personal care, paints and pulp and paper. Later in his career, already in the U.S. he held numerous leadership positions including director of Core R&D and global R&D director of the Industrial Intermediates & Infrastructure business where he was responsible for the pipeline of innovation programs. In his last role as vice president of Core R&D, he was responsible for a broad portfolio of research programs and world-leading innovation capabilities, all aligned to the businesses' goals. He serves on several academic advisory boards for chemical engineering and chemistry including U.C. Berkeley College of Chemistry and University of Michigan Department of Chemical Engineering. He holds a PhD in physical chemistry from the University of Sao Paulo.
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