Doug May is vice president of Investor Relations for The Dow Chemical Company, and is responsible for facilitating dialogue between Dow’s stockholders and the Company’s executive leadership. He is also a member of the Company’s Finance leadership team.
May joined Dow in 1989 in the Commercial Development Program, and has held a wide variety of commercial, strategic planning and business leadership roles since that time. His experience spans several Dow businesses, including water treatment, Specialty Polymers, Acrylic Monomers and Chlorinated Organics.
In 2008, May assumed responsibility for driving growth synergies and business integration with the Rohm and Haas acquisition, and in 2009 he was appointed vice president of energy and climate change. In this role, he was responsible for Dow’s overall Energy portfolio, and lead efforts related to power, natural gas, alternative feedstocks, steam and industrial gases. In addition, he played a leading role in the management of Dow’s position and global advocacy activities in the areas of climate change and energy policy.
May holds a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering and a master’s degree in business administration from Purdue University.