DowDuPont exec chairman Liveris to leave

NEW YORK: US chemicals producer DowDuPont Inc’s executive chairman Andrew Liveris (pictured) will step down on April 1 and its co-lead director Jeff Fettig will assume Liveris’s role at the company.
Liveris will remain a director of the combined board until July 1. Jim Fitterling, the chief operating officer for DowDuPont’s material sciences unit, will take on the role of the Chief Executive of Dow after the breakup next year.
Last month, the company said it was pushing ahead with its plans to split into three separate units, starting with the Materials Science business by the end of the first quarter of 2019. — AFP