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Global Strategic Marketing Manager, Dow Water & Process Solutions, USA
Chris leads the Industrial Water and Ultrapure Water global application teams for Dow Water & Process Solutions. Chris' primary responsibilities include: defining the global marketing strategy including value chain, customer segmentation and channel requirements necessary to build a competitive advantage and increase margins.
Chris has worked in the water treatment industry since 1993 and has been part of Dow Water & Process Solutions since 1999. He began his Dow career as the senior account manager for the southwestern United States. There he expanded Dow's channels to market and help launch new product offerings to enhance customer commitment.
In 2007 Chris was promoted to the role of North American Sales Manager. In this role he led a team of 13 account managers as well as participated in projects for both functional and business driven MI Plans. He next held the role of Strategic Market Manager in July of 2009, and relocated with his family from San Diego, California to Eden Prairie, Minnesota.
Chris holds a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from Colorado State University in 1990. He is a certified Six Sigma Green Belt.