Dow Thailand Sponsors 49th International Chemistry Olympiad in Thailand

BANGKOK - March 09, 2017 -

Jirasak Singmaneechai, Managing Director of Dow Thailand Group, and Rebecca Bentley, Dow Chemical’s Corporate Communications Global Director, donated 1,000,000 THB as sponsorship to the 49th International Chemistry Olympiad (IChO) Steering Committee represented by Assoc. Prof. Dr. Sittiwat Lertsiri, Dean of the Faculty of Science, Mahidol University, and President of the 49th International Chemistry Olympiad, at Dow Thailand’s headquarters. To celebrate Prof. Dr. H.R.H. Princess Chulabhorn Walailak’s 60 anniversary, Thailand is selected to be a host of the 49th International Chemistry Olympiad during July 6-15 at Mahidol University, Salaya Campus, Nakhon Pathom Province. This will be a good opportunity for Thai youths to exchange knowledge with talented participants around the globe who have interest and academic proficiency in chemistry.

Dow Thailand Group is a leading science company and committed to ‘Building the Workforce of Tomorrow’ by focusing on science proficiency development of teachers and student, especially STEM education (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) which is the enabler of innovations and sustainability of the nation. Dow’s support to the 49th International Chemistry Olympiad is one of the undertakings under “Dow Thailand’s Golden Jubilee: Following the King’s Footprints” campaign so as to commemorate the company’s 50th anniversary in 2017.

In this photo (from left to right)

  • Helen Shi, Dow Chemical’s Pacific Business Communications Leader
  • Poranee Kongamornpinyo, Public Affairs Director, Dow Thailand Group
  • Rebecca Bentley, Dow Chemical’s Corporate Communications Global Director
  • Jirasak Singmaneechai, Managing Director, Dow Thailand Group
  • Assoc. Prof. Dr. Sittiwat Lertsiri, Dean, Faculty of Science, Mahidol University
  • Assoc. Prof. Dr. Surin Laosooksathit, Former President of the Chemical Society of Thailand
  • Assoc. Prof. Dr. Thanattkhul Mongkolaussavarat, Assistant Rector of Administration, Chulabhorn Graduate Institute

About Dow Thailand Group

Consisting of Companies of Dow Chemical Thailand and the SCG-Dow Group, Dow Thailand Group, the leading science group of companies in Thailand, is the largest manufacturing base of Dow Chemical in the Asia-Pacific region and a leading importer of chemical products for diverse industries in Thailand, including those for agriculture and household pesticides. The group is committed to developing science-driven innovations and strives to form effective collaboration and networks to bring about sustainability for its business as well as society.

About Dow

Dow (NYSE: DOW) combines the power of science and technology to passionately innovate what is essential to human progress. The Company is driving innovations that extract value from material, polymer, chemical and biological science to help address many of the world's most challenging problems, such as the need for fresh food, safer and more sustainable transportation, clean water, energy efficiency, more durable infrastructure, and increasing agricultural productivity. Dow's integrated, market-driven portfolio delivers a broad range of technology-based products and solutions to customers in 175 countries and in high-growth sectors such as packaging, infrastructure, transportation, consumer care, electronics, and agriculture. In 2016, Dow had annual sales of $48 billion and employed approximately 56,000 people worldwide. The Company's more than 7,000 product families are manufactured at 189 sites in 34 countries across the globe. References to "Dow" or the "Company" mean The Dow Chemical Company and its consolidated subsidiaries unless otherwise expressly noted. More information about Dow can be found at www.dow.com.

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