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Deborah McNeil Joins Fiatech Board of Advisors

Austin, TX, October 1, 2015 -- Fiatech has announced that Deborah McNeil, Project Productivity Program Manager, The Dow Chemical Company, has been elected to the Fiatech Board of Advisors.

Deborah McNeil is an inspiring capital execution and improvement leader with more than 37 years of experience in the chemical industry project execution arena. Starting out as a process engineer, she spent her early career in capital execution activities and then moved to people leadership, work process improvement, and engineering design automation efforts. She was Dow’s global project work process owner before being named Project Productivity Program Manager.  McNeil is a Fiatech roadmap element owner for Element 5 – Operations and Maintenance and a co-owner for Element 3 – Integrated Materials Management. 

Fiatech Chairman Jim Purvis said ,"The addition of Deb McNeil to the Fiatech board will greatly increase the voice of the owner at the top table of the organization.  Her advocacy for categorizing and documenting the cost savings of the Fiatech activities for Dow, and the industry at large, will help focus our attention and deliver more valuable innovations.  I look forward to working with her on the board."

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