Katsuhiro “Kenny” Ogawa
Title: Country Manager & President Director
Business: Dow Indonesia Katsuhiro “Kenny” Ogawa, is Country Manager & President Director for Dow Indonesia, as of from January 1, 2015. He is also keeps Sadara Commercial Director for Packaging & Specialty Plastics.
Ogawa joined Dow as a Sales Representative for Performance Chemicals in Japan in 1990. In 1993, he was promoted to Senior Sales Representative for Polystyrene and in 1995, became an Account Manager for Epoxy. Less than a year later, he became the Polyethylene Product Marketing Manager for Japan, and in 1997, assumed additional responsibility as the Product Marketing Manager for Solution Polyethylene for Japan, Korea and India.
In 2000, Ogawa became product manager for AFFINITY™ Polyolefin Plastomers, PRIMACOR™ Copolymers and LDPE, and Marketing Manager for food and specialty packaging in Asia Pacific. In 2002, he accepted the position of Product Manager for Solution Polyethylene and Marketing Manager for stretch film and heavy duty bag applications in Asia Pacific. In 2004, he relocated to Horgen, Switzerland to become the Product Director for Solution Polyethylene for Europe, Middle East and Africa. He moved to Hong Kong in 2007, when he accepted the role of Commercial Director for the Polyurethanes business.
In 2011, Ogawa was named Asia Pacific Commercial Director for Dow Elastomers and moved to the role of Asia Pacific Marketing Director for Value Chain, NBD and Sustainability & Sadara for Packaging & Specialty Plastics. After serving a year as Director of Marketing for Performance Packaging, Asia Pacific, he was assigned to his current role where he is responsible for the implementation of Sadara commercial plans for EMEAI and Asia Pacific and leads pre-market activities to drive strong volume sales post start-up.
Ogawa holds a Bachelor's degree in law from the Kansai University in Japan, and a Bachelor of Science degree in economics from the University of Wisconsin.