Ronald Edmonds, CPA

Ron Edmonds is the Chief Accounting Officer for Dow, a material science company with 2021 sales of $55 billion. He was formerly the Co-Controller of DowDuPont, a $73 billion holding company comprised of The Dow Chemical Company and DuPont which was spun into three independent, publicly traded companies in agriculture (Corteva), materials science (Dow) and specialty products sectors (DuPont).


Edmonds joined Dow in Midland in 1992 in the Corporate Audit Department as the Latin America Audit Manager and was transferred to Sao Paulo, Brazil in 1993. In 1994, he moved to the Controllers Department as the Latin America Controller for payables accounting. In 1997, Edmonds transferred to Midland and was named Global Payables Controller. In 1998, he was named Director of the global procurement service center. Ron was named Global Accounting Director in 2001.


He was appointed Business Finance Vice President for Performance Plastics & Chemicals and Market Facing Businesses in 2007. In July 2009 Ron was named Vice President and Assistant Controller and in November 2009 was named Vice President and Controller. He assumed responsibility for the Tax Department in January 2016.


Edmonds is a CPA and a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the PCAOB Standards and Emerging Issues Advisory Group, Financial Executives International’s Committee on Corporate Reporting, IFRS Advisory Committee, the Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants, and serves on the Board of Directors of Novonix.


Before joining Dow, he worked for Chiquita Brands International, The Upjohn Company and Arthur Andersen & Co.


He holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Western Michigan University.