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Michelle SauderMichelle Sauder
Marketing Director-Food & Specialty Packaging

Michelle is North America Senior Marketing Manager for Food & Specialty Packaging. She is responsible for the segment’s long-term value growth and innovation. She joined Dow through the merger with DuPont two years ago. At that time, she already had 17 years’ tenure in DuPont working across multiple functions and businesses. In her last role at DuPont, she was the Packaging marketing manager for the Ethylene Copolymers (ECP) business, where she drove development of new applications with specific focus on fresh meat and dry food packaging, while managing relationships with key brand owners and other value chain players.

Prior to assuming her current role at Dow, Michelle was the North America Marketing Manager for Dow’s Health & Hygiene business. She led the NA MMT to establish strategies to protect key applications like nonwovens and backsheet, while driving growth opportunities in adjacent spaces like medical and wipes. On the Consumer side, she refreshed the packaging hot melt adhesives (HMA) marketing strategy to include the broader high pressure copolymers (HPC) offering.

Michelle has a B.S. in Chemical engineering from Pennsylvania State University and an MBA from the university of Delaware