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SOSA ELECTED TO DOW CORNING BOARD OF DIRECTORS

 SOSA ELECTED TO DOW CORNING BOARD OF DIRECTORS
 MIDLAND, Mich., March 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Enrique J. Sosa was elected


a director of Dow Corning Corporation by the board of directors at its quarterly meeting on March 6. Sosa is a senior vice president of The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW).
 Keith McKennon, chairman of the board, welcomed Sosa as Dow Corning's newest director. "I'm delighted to have Enrique join our board," said McKennon. "His international management experience, coupled with his knowledge of finance and the environment, will benefit Dow Corning's growth plans for the 1990s."
 Sosa joined Dow in Midland in 1964 in Bioproducts Research. He transferred to Dow Latin America on its formation in 1966 and became Agricultural Products district sales manager for Colombia in 1970, and Plastics sales manager for Colombia in 1971.
 He held several management positions for Dow throughout the 1970s. In 1984, he was named president of Dow Brazil.
 In 1985, he moved back to Midland and became commercial vice president for Specialty Chemicals. He was named a group vice president for Chemicals and Performance Products in 1987 and, in 1990, was named corporate vice president for Dow.
 Sosa also serves on the board of directors of The Dow Chemical Company, Destec, Inc., DowBrands, and the National Association of Manufacturers.
 He holds bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees in agriculture from the University of Florida.
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 /CONTACT: Scott Seeburger of Dow Corning, 517-496-4078/
 (DOW) CO: Dow Corning Corporation ST: Michigan IN: MTC CHM SU: PER


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