Controller and Vice President of Controllers and Tax
The Dow Chemical Company
Ron Edmonds joined Dow in Midland in 1992 in the Corporate Audit Department as the Latin America Audit Manager and was transferred to Sao Paulo, Brazil in 1993. In 1994, he moved to the Controllers Department as the Latin America Controller for payables accounting. In 1997, Ron transferred to Midland and was named Global Payables Controller. In 1998, he was named Director of the global procurement service center. Ron was named Global Accounting Director in 2001.
He was appointed Business Finance Vice President for Performance Plastics & Chemicals and Market Facing Businesses in 2007. In July 2009 Ron was named Vice President and Assistant Controller and in November 2009 was named Vice President and Controller. He assumed responsibility for the Tax Department in January, 2016.
Ron is a CPA and a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Financial Executives International’s Committee on Corporate Reporting and a Board Member of Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants.
Previous to joining Dow, Ron worked for Chiquita Brands International, The Upjohn Company and Arthur Andersen & Co.
He holds a bachelor of business administration degree from Western Michigan University.