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Michael R. Gambrell, Director

Mr. Gambrell is a former Executive Vice President of the Dow Chemical Company, retiring in 2012, after serving 37 years with the company. During 2011-2012, Gambrell served as an advisor to the Chairman/CEO of Dow. In 2012, Mr. Gambrell founded GamCo, LLC, a privately-held company providing advisory services to public, private equity, and start-up companies, as well as non-profit organizations. In 2013, he joined the board of Standard Alcohol.

From 2003 to 2011, Gambrell was Executive Vice-President of Dow serving in business and functional executive roles as well as geographical oversight.  He has served on Dow’s Executive Leadership Committee responsible for corporate strategy and financial performance. He also served on the company’s Strategy Board, Sustainability Team, Geographic Leadership Council, and is an ex officio member of Dow’s board of director’s Environment, Health & Safety Committee. From 2010-2012, Mr. Gambrell served on the U.S. Department of Commerce Manufacturing Council, which advised the U.S. Secretary of Commerce on matters related to the competitiveness of the U.S. manufacturing section.  He is also a Director Emeritus of the US-India Business Council and served as a member of The University of Michigan Engineering Advisory Council from 2006-2012.

He recently served on the Board of Directors of the National Safety Council and the strategic planning and nomination committees, and as Chairman of the Campbell Institute. Mr. Gambrell also served as a director on the Board of TRW Automotive Holding Corp. (NYSE: TRW) and on the Audit Committee. Mike currently serves as a Director of CSW Industrials, Inc. [NASDAQ “CSWI”] since 2015.  In this role, he serves on the Nominating & Governance committee as well as the Compensation & Talent committee.

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