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Michael R. Gambrell

Former Executive Vice President,
The Dow Chemical Company

Professional Highlights
Mr. Gambrell had a 37-year career at The Dow Chemical Company, a publicly traded chemicals company (now Dow, Inc.), most recently serving as an Executive Vice President and an advisor to the Chairman and CEO of Dow. During his time at Dow, Mr. Gambrell served on the company’s Executive Leadership Committee, Strategy Board, Sustainability Team, and Geographic Leadership Council, and he was an ex officio member of the Board’s Environment, Health and Safety Committee. In 2012, Mr. Gambrell founded GamCo, LLC, a privately-held company providing advisory services to public, private equity, and start-up companies as well as non-profit organizations. He served as Chairman of the Campbell Institute from 2012 to 2015, and as a director and member of the Executive Committee and Strategic Planning Committee of the National Safety Council from 2011 to 2015.

Key Skills and Qualifications
Mr. Gambrell is well qualified to serve as a director due to his executive and board leadership experience and his extensive knowledge of the chemicals industry, which provide a global perspective and deep understanding of the Company’s products, customers, end markets, competitive landscape, and operational challenges and opportunities. In addition, Mr. Gambrell has extensive corporate development experience and integration expertise, as well as knowledge and experience in addressing health, safety and environmental issues, which provides the Board unique insight into the Company’s strategic growth plans.

Other Public Company Directorships

  • TRW Automotive Inc. (2007-2015)

Board Committees

  • Compensation & Talent Development
  • Nominating & Corporate Governance (Chair)