BUFFALO GROVE, IL – Bryan Kitchen has been appointed Global Supply Chain Leader for Dow Biocides and ANGUS Chemical Co., a business unit and wholly owned subsidiary of The Dow Chemical Co., respectively. Kitchen is based in Midland, MI, where he is responsible for creating and implementing supply-chain strategies with a focus on delivering margin expansion, improving supply reliability and enabling growth plans. Additionally, Kitchen will lead the launch and institutionalization of the global Executive Sales & Operations Planning (ES&OP) work process, which is designed to harmonize plans for the sales, production, inventory and financial functions. He will also manage the impact of planned acquisitions and lead operational synergy efforts.