History - 2007 SpeakerAndrew N. Liveris
President, CEO, and Chairman
The Dow Chemical Company
Under Andrew Liveris’ guidance, Dow Chemical, a $46 billion global chemical and plastics manufacturer, has taken a strong leadership position in energy-efficient environmental protection and conservation. In 2006 Dow received a "Stars of Energy Efficiency" award from the Alliance to Save Energy. Dow embodies its corporate belief that taking on the challenge posed by society for industry to play its part in the resolution of environmental issues can lead to a better relationship with community neighbors, a boost in employee motivation, increased customer loyalty, reduced costs and liabilities, and a better corporate reputation, all of which have a direct or indirect influence on a company’s financial results.