The Dow Chemical Co. has announced that Peter Sykes has been
named president of Dow Greater China. Sykes previously served as president of
Dow Automotive Systems, a role that will now be assumed by Steve Henderson.
In addition to his duties as president of Dow Automotive
Systems, Sykes also served as president of Dow Japan
& Korea based in Tokyo, Japan.
He will relinquish this responsibility to focus fully on Dow’s business and
organizational growth in Greater China.
Sykes, who will be located in Shanghai,
China, joined the Dow
Chemical Co. in 1981 in London,
England. He has
held a number of senior financial, operations and regional management positions
around the globe, including at the company’s global headquarters in Midland, MI.
In total, Sykes has spent over 18 years working in Asia for Dow, from Hong Kong
and Thailand to Singapore and Japan.
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