SANTA CLARA, Calif: Frost and Sullivan's Manufacturing Leadership Council (MLC), the world's foremost executive leadership organization dedicated to driving transformational growth for the world's manufacturing companies, announces the election of David Mongrue to the MLC Board of Governors.
Mongrue is the vice president of Global Operations for Dow Chemicals' Consumer & Infrastructure and Industrial Solutions divisions.

"I am truly honored to be elected to the MLC Board of Governors. I look forward to helping set and drive the agenda on behalf of our MLC members," said Mongrue.

In a unanimous vote, MLC Board members, who help steer the Manufacturing Leadership Council, approved the nomination. With this appointment, the Board of Governors now includes 19 members from organizations representing the full ecosystem of the manufacturing industry across multiple sectors, from large global manufacturers to small and medium companies, as well as leading academic institutions.

"We are thrilled to welcome David to the Board of Governors," said David R. Brousell, co-founder of the Manufacturing Leadership Council. "The combination of David's deep experience in the manufacturing industry and his understanding of the Council's mission and programs will enable him to make a significant contribution to the Council's growth and vitality in the years ahead."

Mongrue has more than 38 years of senior-level, front-line professional experience, including numerous manufacturing, engineering and technical leadership roles in Dow. Today, as vice president of Dow's Global Operations for the company's Consumer & Infrastructure and Industrial Solutions divisions, his responsibilities span all regions of the globe, from North and Latin America, to Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and Asia-Pacific. He is also a member of the company's Operations Leadership Team and serves as officer/director of Dow subsidiaries, Rohm and Haas.

In addition, Mongrue is the Dow executive for Louisiana State University (LSU), a member of the LSU College of Engineering Dean's Advisory Council, and a board member for the LSU College of Engineering Building campaign. In 2015, he was honored with an induction into the LSU College of Engineering Hall of Distinction. Mongrue holds a Bachelor's degree in chemical engineering from LSU and has completed post-graduate studies in business administration. He has been an active and committed member of the Manufacturing Leadership Council since 2012.

(Posted on 30 September 2017, 1675278775 44O212O99O248)