Global Director, Sustainability
Dow Chemical Company
Eunice Heath is the Global Environment, Health, Safety & Sustainability Director for Consumer Solutions. In this role, Heath drives product safety, stewardship and sustainability leadership for Consumer Solutions. Additionally, Heath is responsible for defining and implementing the business portfolio environment, health, safety and sustainability strategy and leading the sustainable products marketing strategy to ensure innovation investments meet customers' current and emerging sustainability needs. Heath also drives industry regulations advocacy through partnerships with external organizations, governments, customers and industry partners.
Heath joined Dow in 1991 as part of the Commercial Development Program and has worked in a myriad of Marketing, Sales and Supply Chain roles, including positions as global business director for POLYOXTM Water Soluble Resins in 2002, Marketing & Sales director for Dow Wolff Cellulosics in 2007, general manager of Home & Personal Care in 2009 and senior director of Northeast Government Affairs and Corporate Citizenship, STEM Education in early 2012. Heath assumed a role in corporate sustainability in 2013 which included responsibilities for Dow 2025 circular economy implementation and liaison to external organizations such as The Sustainability Consortium, Green Chemistry Commerce Council and American Chemistry Council Value Chain and Retail Committees. She was named to her current role in November 2016.
Among Heath's many talents and accomplishments, she has a strong passion for the development and advancement of people and support of STEM which is represented by her leadership on Dow's Corporate Marketing Council, African American Network Leadership Council and mentorship of employees. Heath is the executive liaison for Dow to the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) Summer Engineering Experience for Kids (SEEK) program where Dow has increased the exposure of the principles of engineering to approximately 1,000 elementary students and parents in Philadelphia and Detroit. Heath serves on the boards of the Wharton Initiative for Global Environmental Leadership and Project Lead The Way, a national STEM organization. She is a certified Six Sigma Green Belt, a recipient of the 2007 Black Engineer of the Year Award, 2011 Women of Distinction winner by the Philadelphia Business Journal, 2013 Champion of Champions award by NSBE and 2017 Honoree of Forty Women to Watch Over 40 by Forbes Media.
Heath earned her MBA at the University of Michigan and a Bachelor of Science in Industrial & Systems Engineering at the University of Florida.