Dow Performance Materials, a business of the Dow Chemical Co., has named Carlos Silva Lopes as strategic marketing director for the business, which includes the specialty companies ANGUS Chemical Co. and Acima Specialty Chemicals. Silva Lopes will lead all global marketing activities for a number of diverse markets-from personal care and coatings to catalysts, metalworking fluids, and life sciences.

“Carlos brings a wealth of experience to his new role with his expertise in the areas of global business marketing and value creation,” said John Buckley, general manager of Dow Performance Materials, and president of ANGUS. “I’m confident he will lead his team to ensure our portfolio remains competitive and meets customer needs-now and in the future.”

Silva Lopes joined Dow in 1990 in Dow Portugal building product sales. Most recently, he served as the global marketing director for Dow Fabric & Surface Care, a business unit of Dow Home & Personal Care. In this role, he was responsible for driving profitable long-term revenue growth by leading the development and implementation of business and marketing strategies.

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