Dow hosts open house in Kuwait
Kuwait, June 19, 2011
The Dow Chemical Company in Kuwait held an open house ‘meet and greet’ recently to mark 15 years of its operations in country.
All these years Dow and Petrochemical Industries Company of Kuwait have shared one successful milestone after another, partnering on six industry-leading joint ventures, said senior company officials.
As the largest foreign investor, and the largest private employer of Kuwaiti nationals through its joint ventures in the petrochemicals industry in Kuwait, Dow has consistently promoted the country’s economic development and prosperity, they added.
Markus Wildi, vice president of Corporate Development in Kuwait and president of Dow Middle East, and Jamel Attal, Dow’s managing director in Kuwait, hosted the guests.
The event witnessed an impressive turnout as Dow welcomed over 150 guests to its first open house with high profile attendance including ambassadors, business leaders, community partners and government representatives.
Key stakeholders, such as US Ambassador Deborah Jones and Austrian Ambassador Marian Wrba were also present to usher in the new era of Dow’s presence in Kuwait.
Welcoming the guests, Attal said, 'We are looking forward to this exciting next chapter of Dow’s relationship with Kuwait, and continuing to drive Dow’s business in this fascinating and progressive region.'
'This new milestone for Dow in Kuwait demonstrates our unwavering commitment towards our existing partnerships and investments in the country. The presence of our new office will bring us closer to our partners and help build long lasting relationships of mutual benefit for Kuwait and Dow,' he added.-TradeArabia News Service