Dow Coating Materials has appointed veteran specialty chemical sales professional Michael Lewis to the position of West Coast Sales Manager, responsible for all aspects of sales operations across the western region of North America.
Lewis joins Dow Coating Materials, a global business unit of The Dow Chemical Company, with more than 20 years of experience in specialty chemical sales and commercial roles.
|Michael Lewis will oversee Dow Coating Materials sales for the Western region of North America.|
He joined Dow Chemical in 1990 and held progressive positions within Dow-owned businesses, including ANGUS Chemical and Dow Biocides, Dow Performance Chemicals, and Dow Plastic Lined Piping Products. Most recently, he served as North American Commercial Manager for ANGUS Chemical.
Lewis holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Massachusetts.
New Industry Direction Seen
"Michael's inherent understanding of the coatings industry and the business of our customers positions him as an invaluable addition to our Dow Coating Materials' team of experts," said Joan Schuller, General Manager of Dow Coating Materials, North America.
Lewis said it was “extremely exciting” to be joining Dow Coating Materials “at a time when the global coatings industry is moving toward a significant solution-based shift in formulating strategy…”
Dow Coating Materials is a global supplier of raw materials for the coatings industry. The company operates 43 manufacturing plants and 13 dedicated R&D facilities worldwide.