Jim Fitterling

Chief Executive Officer, Dow

Chief Executive Officer, Dow, a global materials science company with 2018 sales of $49 billion. During 35-year career at Dow, has held leadership positions in many of the company’s business units, in corporate development and in business operations. Spent one-third of career in Asia. Served as the business lead in Dow’s launch of its next-generation sustainability goals. January 2019, led Dow to become a founding member of the Alliance to End Plastic Waste. Passionate advocate for inclusion and diversity and leads Dow’s drive to diversify its global talent. Executive Sponsor, Dow’s Global African Affinity Network; widely recognized for work supporting LGBT non-discrimination and LGBT+ workplace equality. 2019, joined the Out Leadership Global Advisory Board. Vice-Chair of the Board of Directors, National Association of Manufacturers; Member of the Board of Directors, American Chemistry Council and the U.S.-China Business Council. Trustee, Herbert H. and Grace A. Dow Foundation. Member: American Heart Association’s CEO Roundtable; Dean’s Engineering Advisory Council, University of Missouri’s College of Engineering.