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Dow Chemical’s Michael Gambrell Joins TRW Automotive Board

Gambrell currently serves as executive vice president of basic plastics and chemicals for The Dow Chemical Co., a position he has held since 2005.

LIVONIA, Mich. — TRW Automotive Holdings Corp. has elected Michael Gambrell to the company’s board of directors. The appointment is effective immediately and will fill the vacancy existing on TRW’s nine-member board.

Gambrell currently serves as executive vice president of basic plastics and chemicals for The Dow Chemical Co., a position he has held since 2005. In addition Gambrell is responsible for Dow’s Global Manufacturing and Engineering Organization, has executive oversight for Dow’s activities in India, the Middle East and Africa, and is a member of Dow’s Executive Leadership Committee, its Business Operations Committee and its Management Committee. He is an ex officio member of Dow’s Board of Director’s Environmental, Health and Safety Committee. He has been with Dow in various roles of increasing responsibility since 1976.

Gambrell currently serves as a board member and past chairman of the Governing Council for the World Chlorine Council and is a board and executive committee member of the National Association of Manufacturers and a member of the US-India Business Council and the University of Michigan Engineering Advisory Council. He holds a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering from the Rose Hulman Institute of Technology.

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