MOVES: Hansen named president of Dow Corning

03 November 2010 15:22  [Source: ICIS news]

HOUSTON (ICIS)--Robert Hansen will take over as president of Dow Corning effective immediately, the US-based company said on Wednesday.

Hansen, 50, has worked with Dow Corning for 28 years and most recently was executive vice president and general manager of the company’s core products business, it said.

Hansen will replace Stephanie Burns as president. Burns will remain in her roles as chief executive and chairman, Dow Corning said.

Burns said advances in the company’s technologies and markets called for “expanded executive leadership”.

Dow Corning is a joint venture between Dow Chemical and US-based glass firm Corning.

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By: Ben DuBose
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