July 21, 2011 Dear Joe: (February 14th, 2012)
It is my pleasure to offer you a position as President of the Performance Division and Executive Vice President of the The Dow Chemical Company in Midland, Michigan, reporting to myself. I feel confident that in this significant executive position you will help to lead Dow to new heights of performance and leave a lasting impression on our company. I hope that you will decide to take up this challenge and join what I believe is a very outstanding executive leadership team working to increase Dow's standing as the most profitable, and most respected chemical company in the world. I am personally committed to helping you succeed, and am very excited at the prospect of having you on board.