INDIANAPOLIS — Dow AgroSciences LLC, a wholly-owned
subsidiary of the Dow Chemical Co., has received the Demeter Award of Excellence
in the Company of the Year category from the organization Women in Agribusiness.
Demeter Awards also are awarded in the categories of Female
Executive of the Year, Innovator of the Year and Leader of the Year.
The Company of the Year award recognizes the achievements of
an organization that has initiated programs to support achievements, programs
and mentoring growth of women. Dow AgroSciences was chosen because of its
continuously-improving, dedicated commitment to promoting the advancement of
women in agriculture.
“This award is a testament to the culture we foster at Dow
AgroSciences,” said Dow AgroSciences President and CEO Antonio Galindez. “Our
employee-led and leadership-supported Women’s Innovation Network is a model
program for the development and advancement of women. We are proud to be
identified as a best-in-class example among an impressive peer group.”
The recipients of the Demeter Award of Excellence were
selected by the Women in Agribusiness National Advisory Board, which includes
women in managerial and executive roles from 23 select companies.
The Women in Agribusiness group seeks to make the
agriculture and food sectors career destinations for today’s talented women and
to provide tools for women to become informed leaders in the industry.
Dow AgroSciences was recognized at the Women in Agribusiness
Summit in Minneapolis. More than 400 attendees were expected at this year’s