Frank P. Popoff

Dow Chemical CEO and Chairman

Jean René Fourtou

Head of Rhone-Poulenc, France’s chemical giant; previously C.E.O. of the largest French consulting firm

The Chemicals Industry in 2010

The global chemicals industry provides a steady stream of new products and innovative technologies, enhancing quality of life and helping sustain scarce resources. On average, however, industry participants have failed to deliver the financial performance that today’s capital markets expect, suggesting the need to change the way they operate. Other fundamental driving forces – including social/environmental, macroeconomic/political, market dynamics, and technical developments – are adding … [ Read more ]