Volume 93 Issue 44 | p. 21 | Insights
Issue Date: November 9, 2015

Another Round For Dow

Company chief Liveris thinks now’s the right time to act on long-held strategic goals
Department: Business
Keywords: Liveris, petrochemicals, Middle East, shale, activist investors

Eleven years into his tenure, with an activist shareholder watching him closely and just after completing more than $12 billion worth of divestitures, Dow Chemical’s chief executive officer, Andrew N. Liveris, is launching yet another batch of strategic initiatives that will involve billions of dollars.

Dow is looking for an exit from Dow AgroSciences, a good business that may be better off with another seed and crop protection player. The company is attempting to buy . . .

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