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Dow Chemical CEO is Trump's pick to head manufacturing council

By The Wall Street Journal

Dec 13, 2016

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President-elect Donald J. Trump said Friday he has selected Dow Chemical Co. Chief Executive Andrew Liveris to head a manufacturing council, bringing the head of the Michigan-based company on stage during a campaign-style rally to make the surprise announcement.

The two men showered each other with praise, and Mr. Liveris made his own announcement—the chemicals and agricultural giant would open a new research and development center in Michigan. The center will include 200 jobs, half of which will be new and the other half that will be “repatriated” from other parts of the globe, the company said in a statement.

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