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July 24, 2006
Volume 84, Number 30
pp. 22-23

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MIXED RESULTS

Fewer directors, but more executive officers, are women at chemical companies this year

Alexander Tullo


BOARD OF DIRECTORS WOMEN IN MANAGEMENT
WOMEN TOTAL EXECUTIVE OFFICERS
COMPANY INSIDEa OUTSIDE WOMEN BOARD CEO COO CFO WOMEN TOTAL FUNCTION
Air Products & Chemicals 0 2 2 13 0 0 0 1 7 VP, human resources
Albemarle 0 1 1 11 0 0 0 0 13
Arch Chemicals 0 1 1 7 0 0 0 1 7 VP, general counsel, and secretary
Ashland 0 2 2 10 0 0 0 1 10 VP, human resources
Cabot 0 1 1 13 0 0 0 0 8
Cambrex 0 2 2 10 0 0 0 2 16 Assistant general counsel and assistant corporate secretary; VP, human resources
Celanese 0 0 0 11 0 0 0 0 7
Chemtura 0 0 0 11 0 0 1 1 9 Executive VP, CFO
Cytec Industries 0 1 1 10 0 0 0 0 9
Dow Chemical 0 3 3 16 0 0 0 1 14 VP, human resources, diversity and inclusion, and public affairs
DuPont 0 2 2 13 0 0 0 0 8
Eastman Chemical 0 1 1 10 0 0 0 1 8 Senior VP, chief legal officer, and corporate secretary
Engelhard 0 0 0 6 0 0 0 0 9
ExxonMobil 0 2 2 12 0 0 0 0 16
Ferro 0 2 2 9 0 0 0 2 7 VP, color and glass performance materials; VP, human resources
FMC 0 1 1 10 0 0 0 1 8 VP, general counsel, and secretary
H.B. Fuller 0 0 0 8 0 0 0 2 9 VP, human resources; VP and treasurer
General Electric 0 3 3 15 0 0 0 3 28 Senior VP, GE Plastics; VP and treasurer; senior VP, corporate businessdevelopment
Georgia Gulf 0 0 0 7 0 0 0 0 7
Goodyear 0 2 2 11 0 0 0 2 20 Senior VP, human resources; VP, governmental relations
W.R. Grace 0 1 1 8 0 0 0 0 7
Hercules 0 1 1 10 0 0 0 0 8
Honeywell 0 0 0 13 0 0 0 2 9 President and CEO of specialty materials; president and CEO of transportation systems
Huntsman Corp. 0 1 1 10 0 0 0 0 12
Kerr-McGee 0 2 2 11 0 0 0 2 13 VP and treasurer; VP, human resources
Kronos Worldwide 0 0 0 7 0 0 0 1 10 VP and tax director
Lubrizol 0 2 2 11 0 0 0 4 13 Director, foreign audits and transfer pricing; treasurer; corporate secretary; VP, investor relations
Lyondell Chemical 0 1 1 14 0 0 0 1 8 Senior VP, general counsel, and secretary
Monsanto 0 2 2 9 0 0 0 3 14 VP, investor relations; VP and chief of staff; senior VP, corporate strategy
Mosaic 0 0 0 11 0 0 0 1 9 VP, public affairs
NewMarket 0 1 1 7 0 0 0 0 8
Occidental 0 1 1 12 0 0 0 0 10
Phelps Dodge 0 1 1 12 0 0 0 1 8 VP, human resources
PPG Industries 0 2 2 10 0 0 0 1 8 Senior VP, glass and fiber glass
Praxair 0 1 1 10 0 0 0 0 10
Rohm and Haas 0 2 2 13 0 0 0 1 6 Chief information officer
Solutia 0 1 1 8 0 0 0 1 9 Senior VP, general counsel, and secretary
Stepan 0 0 0 6 0 0 0 0 9
Sterling Chemicals 0 0 0 6 0 0 0 0 7
Terra Industries 0 1 1 6 0 0 0 0 9
Wellman 0 0 0 9 0 0 0 1 6 VP and treasurer
Westlake 0 1 1 6 0 0 0 0 9











TOTAL 0 47 47 422 0 0 1 37 422
WOMEN DIRECTORS PER COMPANY 1.0
WOMEN DIRECTORS AS % OF BOARD POSITIONS 11.1%
WOMEN EXECUTIVES PER COMPANY 0.9
WOMEN EXECUTIVES AS % OF OFFICER POSITIONS 8.8%
NOTE: This lia A director who is also a company executive. CEO = chief executive officer, CFO = chief financial officer, COO = chief operating officer, VP = vice president. SOURCE: Company documentsst is representative of efforts in the industry but not comprehensive. a $1 million for rebuilding hospital and health care centers, $1 million for relief organizations.

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