Midland, Michigan – Dow Chemical Co. boss Andrew Liveris announced that he is retiring during a 2 Feb conference call with analysts.
The 61-year-old has served as Dow’s president and CEO since 2004 and also as chairman since 2006. He is in his 38th year overall with the US-based company.
Dow also announced that James Fitterling has been appointed the firm’s president and chief operating officer. The 32-year Dow veteran previously had been vice chairman and COO.
The announcements come as Dow prepares for its historic merger with…