MIDLAND, Mich.--Stockholders of The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW) today elected Ajay Banga, Jacqueline K. Barton, James A. Bell, Richard Davis, Jeff M. Fettig, Mark Loughridge, Andrew N. Liveris, Raymond J. Milchovich, Robert S. (Steve) Miller, Paul Polman, Dennis H. Reilley, James M. Ringler and Ruth G. Shaw to the Company’s Board of Directors for one-year terms during the Company’s 119th Annual Meeting.
Biographies for all directors may be found in the Proxy Statement or on www.dowgovernance.com.
Stockholders also ratified the appointment of Deloitte & Touche LLP as the Company’s independent auditor for 2016.
In other business, preliminary voting results indicate that stockholders have approved an advisory vote on executive compensation and a stockholder-sponsored proposal regarding proxy access.
The final voting results on all agenda items will be available in a Form 8-K to be filed by the Company and at www.dowgovernance.com after certification by the Company’s inspector of elections. The meeting is available via webcast on Dow’s website.
Dow (NYSE: DOW) combines the power of science and technology to passionately innovate what is essential to human progress. The Company is driving innovations that extract value from material, polymer, chemical and biological science to help address many of the world's most challenging problems such as the need for clean water, clean energy generation and conservation, and increasing agricultural productivity. Dow's integrated, market-driven, industry-leading portfolio of specialty chemical, advanced materials, agrosciences and plastics businesses delivers a broad range of technology-based products and solutions to customers in approximately 180 countries and in high-growth sectors such as packaging, electronics, water, coatings and agriculture. In 2015, Dow had annual sales of nearly $49 billion and employed approximately 49,500 people worldwide. The Company's more than 6,000 product families are manufactured at 179 sites in 35 countries across the globe. References to "Dow" or the "Company" mean The Dow Chemical Company and its consolidated subsidiaries unless otherwise expressly noted. More information about Dow can be found at www.dow.com.
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