PHILADELPHIA – Dow Coating Materials, a global business unit of The Dow Chemical Co., has named Jose Maria Bermudez as the new General Manager for North America. In this role, Bermudez will lead all aspects of Dow Coating Materials’ business in North America, including sales, manufacturing and engineering, technical services, supply chain, customer service, and marketing.

Bermudez has served in a variety of senior leadership roles with Dow (previously Rohm and Haas) for more than 20 years, most recently as the General Manager for Dow Coating Materials in Latin America.