Chief Marketing Officer, Dow Electronic Materials

Rick Hemond is the Director of Global Marketing, Strategy and Business Development for Dow Electronic Materials with responsibility for setting the growth strategy for the business and leading a global team to execute the strategy.

Prior to his current role, Rick held the position of Global Business Director for the LED Technologies and Optical and Ceramic Technologies businesses, which are part of the Growth Technologies (GT) business unit. In his previous role as Director of Marketing for the GT business unit, Rick held responsibility for the portfolio, IP, pricing, and marketing strategies. He joined Shipley Company in 1990 as an R&D chemist and has held various R&D, engineering and marketing roles over the years, including marketing director for the Microelectronic Technologies.

Rick earned a B.A. in Chemistry from Colby College in Maine, his Ph.D. in Chemistry from Dartmouth College in New Hampshire and held two postdoctoral chemistry positions – the first in London England and the second at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

He resides in Acton, MA with his wife Beth and three children.