Lucrece De Ritter joins Pressure Sensitive Industry
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Dow Corning Corp.
2200 W. Salzburg Rd.
Midland, MI, 48686 0994
Press release date: November 17, 2006
Dow Corning Paper & Process Industries group recently named Lucrèce Foufopoulos-De Ridder as its new global marketing manager for the company's Pressure Sensitive Industry. The move will take place this December.
Foufopoulos-De Ridder, who joined Dow Corning in 1996, is currently a global marketing manager for the company's Engineered Elastomers Industry (EEI) and a member of the global industry leadership team. She has held a variety of international technical, marketing and management positions for several Dow Corning industry groups including Electronics, Paper & Process Industries, EEI and Multibase.
Foufopoulos-De Ridder holds a master's of science in polymers and composites engineering from six leading European Universities and a master's in materials engineering from the University of Ghent (Belgium). She has also completed the Young Managers Program at INSEAD in Paris, France.
Foufopoulos-De Ridder replaces Luc Dusart, who will take over as solutions team leader for Paper & Process Industries. In his new role, Dusart will be responsible for implementing Dow Corning's industry strategy of creating product differentiation through a solutions approach. Norm Kanar will continue to head the release coating and PSA industry for North and South America. Alan Yu will lead the group's activities in Asia from his office in Shanghai, China.
Dow Corning offers a wide array of silicon-based solutions to the paper and pressure sensitive industries. The company is a leading global supplier of adhesives, coatings, antifoams, sealants, emulsions and many other products. In addition, Dow Corning provides comprehensive application, processing, testing, production and product development support services. For more information, visit www.dowcorning.com.
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Dow Corning provides performance-enhancing solutions to serve the diverse needs of more than 25,000 customers worldwide. A global leader in silicon-based technology and innovation that offers more than 7,000 products and services, Dow Corning is equally owned by The Dow Chemical Company and Corning, Incorporated. More than half of Dow Corning's annual sales are outside the United States.