BUFFALO GROVE, IL/Horgen, Switzerland – Dow Performance Materials, a business of The Dow Chemical Co., has named Carlos Silva Lopes Strategic Marketing Director for the business, which includes the specialty companies ANGUS Chemical Co. and Acima Specialty Chemicals. In this role, Silva Lopes will lead all global marketing activities for a number of diverse markets – from personal care and paint and coatings to catalysts, metalworking fluids and life sciences.