Vice President and Controller
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 transferred 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 led the merger of the payables accounting and purchasing work processes into the Purchasing function and was named the leader 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 was named Vice President and Assistant Controller and in November 2009 was named Vice President and Controller.
He is a CPA and a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants, and Financial Executives International’s Committee on Corporate Reporting. He is also a board member of Dow Kokam LLC and the Midland Center for the Arts.
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.