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Dow Names Electronic Materials Business Group Vice President

July 1, 2010
Dominic Yang, currently general manager for Dow Electronic Materials' Display Technologies business, will replace Yi Hyon Paik, Ph.D., who has retired.

Dow Electronic Materials, a business unit of Dow Advanced Materials, has appointed Dominic Yang, Ph.D., to the position of business group vice president for Dow Electronic Materials. Yang, currently general manager for Dow Electronic Materials' Display Technologies business, will replace Yi Hyon Paik, Ph.D., who has retired.

“We are extremely fortunate to have Dominic’s leadership for this dynamic business,” said Jerome Peribere, president and CEO of Dow Advanced Materials. “Not only does he bring a deep understanding of the electronics industry, but he also comes into the role with an extensive knowledge of the organization and the business’ growth plans.”

Yang began his career with Rohm and Haas Electronic Materials in 1997 as general manager, Microelectronic Technologies, Korea. From 2003 to 2007, he held general manager positions in the Asia-Pacific region in both microelectronics and chemical mechanical planarization technologies. In 2007, Yang was named global general manager of Microelectronic Technologies. One year later, he was named global general manager for Electronic Materials' Display Technologies business. Prior to Dow, Yang was with IBM and Motorola.

Yang holds a doctorate in organic chemistry from The University of Chicago and completed his post doctoral fellowship at Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

For more information, visit www.dow.com.