Susan Lewis is Vice President, Dow AgroSciences Global Operations. She is a member of The Dow Chemical Company Operations Leadership Team and the Dow AgroSciences Corporate Management Committee. Lewis is responsible for all aspects of Manufacturing, Engineering, Supply Chain and Environment, Health and Safety (EH&S) at Dow AgroSciences.
Lewis joined The Dow Chemical Company in the agriculture business in 1987 and has held various operations and business services roles over her career. In addition to several Dow AgroSciences technologies, she has worked in emulsion polymers, cellulosics, monomers, polyglycols and surfactants and Monomers & Acrylics. In 2008, she was named Dow AgroSciences Business Manufacturing Leader (BML) for the Range and Pasture herbicides and Commodity Insecticides business lines. Following the BML role, Lewis was named Dow AgroSciences Global Technology Center Director. In May 2010, Lewis was named Corporate Director of EH&S Operations for The Dow Chemical Company. In late 2012, she assumed responsibilities as Operations Director for Houston Operations, which included the Deer Park, Lone Star, La Porte and Bayport sites.
Lewis was a founding member of the Campbell Institute of the National Safety Council and is a member of the Society of Women Engineers. She has served on the industry board for Michigan Technological University (MTU) and was inducted into the Presidential Council of Alumnae for MTU. Lewis was named into the Distinguished Academy of Chemical Engineers and in 2013 received the Science, Technology, Engineering and Production (STEP) Ahead Award from the Manufacturing Institute. In 2014, she received the prestigious Next Generation Leadership and Manufacturing Leader of the Year awards from the Manufacturing Leadership Council. She served on the Board of Directors of Michigan 2-1-1 Health and Human Services Information and Referral and is currently a Board member on the National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering (NACME). Lewis earned a bachelor's degree in chemical engineering from Michigan Tech University and is a certified Six Sigma Black Belt.