MIDLAND, Mich.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Stockholders of The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW) today elected Ajay Banga, Jacqueline K. Barton, James A. Bell, Richard K. Davis, Jeff M. Fettig, Andrew N. Liveris, Mark Loughridge, Raymond J. Milchovich, Robert S. (Steve) Miller, Paul Polman, Dennis H. Reilley, James M. Ringler and Ruth G. Shaw to the Company’s Board of Directors for one-year terms during the Company’s 120th Annual Meeting.
Biographies for all directors may be found in the Proxy Statement or on www.dowgovernance.com.
Stockholders also ratified the appointment of Deloitte & Touche LLP as the Company’s independent auditor for 2017.
In other business, preliminary voting results indicate that stockholders have approved an advisory vote on executive compensation and an advisory vote to hold future advisory votes to approve executive compensation on an annual basis.
The final voting results on all agenda items will be available in a Form 8-K to be filed by the Company and at www.dowgovernance.com after certification by the Company’s inspector of elections. The meeting will be available via webcast replay on Dow’s website.
Dow (NYSE: DOW) combines the power of science and technology to passionately innovate what is essential to human progress. The Company is driving innovations that extract value from material, polymer, chemical and biological science to help address many of the world's most challenging problems, such as the need for fresh food, safer and more sustainable transportation, clean water, energy efficiency, more durable infrastructure, and increasing agricultural productivity. Dow's integrated, market-driven portfolio delivers a broad range of technology-based products and solutions to customers in 175 countries and in high-growth sectors such as packaging, infrastructure, transportation, consumer care, electronics, and agriculture. In 2016, Dow had annual sales of $48 billion and employed approximately 56,000 people worldwide. The Company's more than 7,000 product families are manufactured at 189 sites in 34 countries across the globe. References to "Dow" or the "Company" mean The Dow Chemical Company and its consolidated subsidiaries unless otherwise expressly noted. More information about Dow can be found at www.dow.com.
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