Carol Williams is executive vice president of The Dow Chemical Company, responsible for the company's Manufacturing & Engineering, Supply Chain, and Environmental, Health & Safety (EH&S) Operations. Williams started with Dow as an engineer in R&D for plastic films and foams. Her successive roles with the Company included director of Dow's Analytical Science Lab; global R&D director for the Epoxy Products and Intermediates Business; business operations leader for North America Chlor-Alkali Assets; business vice president for Chlor-Alkali Assets; vice president of Global Purchasing; and R&D vice president for Hydrocarbons & Energy, Chemicals & Intermediates and Core (Corporate R&D). Williams then served as vice president of Business Development for Market Facing Businesses; corporate vice president for Dow's Market Facing, Business Development and Licensing Portfolio; senior vice president of Basic Chemicals; and president of Chemicals & Energy. She accepted her role as executive vice president of Manufacturing & Engineering in August 2011 and added responsibility for Supply Chain and EH&S Operations in 2012.
Dow's diversified industry-leading portfolio of specialty chemical, advanced materials, agrosciences and plastics businesses delivers a broad range of technology-based products and solutions to customers in approximately 160 countries. In 2012, Dow had annual sales of approximately $57 billion and employed approximately 54,000 people worldwide. The Company's more than 5,000 products are manufactured at 188 sites in 36 countries across the globe.
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