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chemical company executive

Paul Fausto Oreffice was Italian, American chemical company executive. Decorated Encomienda del Merito Civil Spain, 1966. Board trustees American Enterprise Institute; trustee Morehouse College; vice-chairman National Parkinson Foundation; member senior advisory board Arthritis Foundation; trustee Thunderbird American Graduate School of International Management; Member Chemical Manufacturers Association, Business Council.

Background

Oreffice, Paul Fausto was born on November 29, 1927 in Venice, Italy. Son of Max and Elena (Friedenberg) Oreffice. came to the United States, 1945, naturalized, 1951.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering, Purdue University, 1949.

Career

With, Dow Chemical Company, various international locations, 1953-1992;assigned to Switzerland, Italy, Brazil and Spain, to 1969;president, Dow Chemical Latin American, Coral Gables, Florida, 1966-1970;corporate finance vice president, Dow Chemical Company, Midland, Michigan, 1970-1975;president Dow Chemical United States of America, Dow Chemical Company, Midland, Michigan, 1975-1978;president, Chief Executive Officer, Dow Chemical Company, Midland, Michigan, 1978-1986;chairman, president, Chief Executive Officer, Dow Chemical Company, Midland, Michigan, 1986-1987;Chairman of the Board, Dow Chemical Company, Midland, Michigan, 1987-1992;retired, 1992. Board directors Cigna Corporation, Northern Telecom Ltd., Coca Cola Company. Member international advisory board Marsh and McLennan.

Advisory Smith-Barney Company.

Membership

Board trustees American Enterprise Institute. Trustee Morehouse College. Vice-chairman National Parkinson Foundation.

Member senior advisory board Arthritis Foundation. Trustee Thunderbird American Graduate School of International Management. Member Chemical Manufacturers Association, Business Council.

Connections

Children: Laura Emma, Andrew T.

father:
Max Oreffice

mother:
Elena (Friedenberg) Oreffice

child:
Laura Emma Oreffice

child:
Andrew T. Oreffice