Dow Inc. (NYSE: DOW) has elected Jeffrey L. Tate to the role of chief financial officer, effective November 1, 2023.
Tate, 54, rejoins Dow following his service as executive vice president and chief financial officer of Leggett & Platt from September 2019 through June 2023.
Tate first joined Dow in 1992 and brings 27 years of prior Dow service in senior-level finance, operating and general management roles, including serving as vice president of finance for Dow Packaging & Specialty Plastics. In prior roles, he was chief audit executive leading Dow’s global internal audit and investigation activities and was also director of investor relations.
Tate is a certified public accountant, with a Bachelor of Science in accounting from the University of Alabama. He is a member of the board of directors of Huntington Bancshares Incorporated, and also previously served on the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board’s (PCAOB) Standing Advisory Group.
“Jeff is a proven leader with tremendous strategic and financial capabilities, as well as trusted leadership,” said Jim Fitterling, Dow’s chair and chief executive officer. “We are excited to have Jeff back at Dow where his demonstrated track record of financial acumen, and his newly gained external perspectives will serve him and Dow well going forward.”