Robert L. Wood
Mr. Wood has served as our chairman of the board since May 2022 and he has been a director since 2015. He is a Partner in the consulting firm The McChrystal Group, specializing in leadership development for business organizations. From 2004 to 2008, Mr. Wood was chairman, president and CEO of Crompton Corporation (which merged with Great Lakes Chemical to become Chemtura Corporation in 2005), a global, specialty chemicals company. He spent 27 years in a variety of sales, marketing and management roles within the Dow Chemical organization and ultimately became the business group president of Thermosets and Dow Automotive Group. In this role, Mr. Wood was named to Dow’s Corporate operating board, which was charged with setting corporate strategy and establishing corporate policies. Prior to that, Mr. Wood was the global vice president of Polyurethanes and global vice president of Engineered Plastics. Mr. Wood is also a member of the board of directors of the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Committee. He graduated from the University of Michigan with a bachelor of arts in 1976. In addition to serving on our Board, Mr. Wood serves on the boards of directors of public company Linde plc (NYSE: LIN), a gas distribution company and public company Univar Solutions Inc. (NYSE: UNVR), a chemicals distribution company.
Mr. Wood has 30 years of global chemical industry experience and insight as well as more than 25 years of public company board experience which makes him well-qualified to serve on our Board.