“The addition of Wes Bush to the Materials Science Advisory Committee is a well-suited addition for the division’s disciplined, focused and market-oriented approach. The new Dow’s management team will benefit from his experience driving an industry-leading growth company focused on innovative strategies centered on customer needs. Wes joins a highly experienced and well-rounded Advisory Committee focused on delivering near-term value and long-term growth for our customers and shareholders," said Jeff Fettig, executive chairman of DowDuPont.
“The addition of Rajiv Gupta to the Specialty Products Advisory Committee further underscores the great potential of this business and our focus on optimizing its value. We look forward to benefitting from Raj’s significant operating and governance experience, depth of understanding of our portfolio and end markets, and track record in value creation. He joins other recently appointed, highly experienced individuals who are now part of our Advisory Committees, helping to ensure that each of our divisions is best positioned to be an industry-leading growth company," said Ed Breen, CEO of DowDuPont.
As previously announced, the Materials Science Division (Dow) is anticipated to separate by the end of the first quarter of 2019, and Agriculture (Corteva Agriscience) and Specialty Products (DuPont) Divisions are expected to separate by June 1, 2019.