Mr. Geoffery Merszei
Member of the Board since 2015
Mr. Geoffery Merszei has served as a director since February 2015. Mr. Merszei is currently the Chairman and CEO of Zolentis AG, a global investment and advisory firm based in Switzerland. From 1977 to 2001 and from 2005 to 2013, Mr. Merszei held a number of senior executive positions at The Dow Chemical Company, including as its Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer and as the CEO and Chairman of the Board of Dow Europe, Middle East and Africa. Mr. Merszei has served on Dow’s board (2005-2009), as a lead director of Dow Corning Corporation (2005 to 2010), and director on the boards of the Chemical Financial Corporation and Chemical Bank (2006 to 2010) respectively. Mr. Merszei was Executive Vice President and CFO of Alcan (2001-2005). He has served as an executive committee member of the European Chemical Industry Council (CEFIC) (2009 to 2012). Mr. Merszei holds a BA in Economics from Albion College, Michigan, U.S.A.