Country Leader Kuwait, Dow Chemical.
Fadi Matar is the Geographic Communications Director for India, Middle East, Africa & Turkey; and Country Leader Kuwait for Dow Chemical.In this role, Matar is responsible to develop and strengthen Dow’s relationship with key stakeholders and partners, build Dow’s brand image and reputation, enable business opportunities and identify growth opportunities in India, Middle East, Africa, and Turkey.
Matar joined Dow in June 2014 as Public Affairs Manager for the MENA region and in November 2015, he was named Public Affairs & Government Affairs Leader. In February 2016 Matar took on the role of Public Affairs & Government Affairs Director for IMEAT and transitioned to Geographic Communications Director in 2019. And in October 2018, he was given additional responsibilities as Managing Director of Dow Kuwait.
Prior to joining Dow in June 2014, Matar headed the Corporate Communications function at EQUATE Petrochemical Company in Kuwait. His previous organizations include American Express where he was the Marketing Director managing the MENA region and Citibank where he was Assistant Vice President of Corporate Communications and Marketing Services for the UAE, Bahrain and Oman. He has also driven regional and global brand transformation projects for renowned organizations, and has extensive experience in M&A’s, Investor Relations, Investment Banking and Digital marketing.
Fadi holds a Master’s degree in International Marketing Management and an undergraduate degree in Marketing & Advertising from the Kensington College of Business, and a second MBA from Anglia University, London UK.