Andrew N. Liveris
Andrew N. Liveris is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of The Dow Chemical Company, a materials, polymers, chemicals and biological sciences enterprise, with 2016 annual sales of nearly $48 billion.
A 40-year veteran of Dow and recognized global business leader, Liveris advocates the criticality of manufacturing worldwide. He is the author of Make It in America, which presents a comprehensive set of practical policy solutions and business strategies to achieve the Company’s vision of an ‘Advanced Manufacturing’ economy. He has been tapped to lead President Donald J. Trump’s Manufacturing Jobs Initiative, which will identify new ways to spur innovation, revitalize the U.S. manufacturing sector and drive economic growth and prosperity. Previously he served as Co-Chair of U.S. President Obama’s Advanced Manufacturing Partnership steering committee and a member of the U.S. President’s Export Council. Liveris leads Dow’s collaborations with numerous governments on Advanced Manufacturing Plans and is simultaneously driving the Company’s world-class investment and industry leadership in fast-growing regions around the globe. He sits on the Board of Directors of IBM and is Vice Chair of the Business Roundtable, an Executive Committee Member and past Chairman of the U.S. Business Council, and a member of the Concordia Leadership Council and the Australian government’s Industry Growth Centres Advisory Committee. He serves as a trustee for the Herbert H. and Grace A. Dow Foundation, the California Institute of Technology and the United States Council for International Business. He is also a member of The B Team.