SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of
the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): February 13, 2013
THE DOW CHEMICAL COMPANY
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
|2030 Dow Center, Midland, Michigan||48674|
|(Address of principal executive offices)||(Zip Code)|
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (989) 636-1000
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)
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Item 5.02 Departure of Directors or Principal Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Principal Officers
On February 13, 2013, the Board of Directors of The Dow Chemical Company (the Company) elected Ajay Banga to the Companys Board of Directors, effective February 15, 2013.
At the present time, Mr. Banga has not been named to any Board committees.
There is no arrangement or understanding between Mr. Banga and any other person pursuant to which Mr. Banga was elected as a Director of the Company. There are no transactions in which Mr. Banga has an interest requiring disclosure under Item 404(a) of Regulation S-K.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned thereunto duly authorized.
|Dated: February 19, 2013||THE DOW CHEMICAL COMPANY|
|Name: Charles J. Kalil|
|Title: Executive Vice President,|
|General Counsel and Corporate Secretary|