Horgan, Switzerland - Dow Performance Chemicals has named Carlos Silva Lopes as strategic marketing director for the business, the company said in a 5 July statement.
Silva Lopes will be responsible for all global marketing activities of Dow Performance Chemicals and subsidiaries Acima Chemical Co. and Angus Chemical Co. The business produces chemicals used in polyurethanes, polyesters and other polymeric systems.
"Carlos brings a wealth of experience to his new role with his expertise in the areas of global business marketing and value creation. I'm confident he will lead his team to ensure his portfolio remains competitive and meets customer needs - now and in the future," said John Buckley, general manager, Dow Performance Chemicals and president of Angus Chemical Co.
Silva Lopes joined Dow in 1990. He worked for Dow in Portugal and South Africa before moving to Horgen, Switzerland in 2000 to assume responsibilities of marketing education leader for Dow Europe.