Marco ten Bruggencate is the Commercial Vice President for Packaging and Specialty Plastics for EMEA, and is based in Horgen, Switzerland.
Marco joined Dow in 2000 in the role of Commercial Manager, Spray Polyurethanes within PU Systems House.
In 2007, he became Strategic Marketing Manager for Dow Building Solutions, before being appointed Product Director in 2011. As part of that role, he became the Chairman of the European Extruded Polystyrene Insulation Producers Association, EXIBA and represents Dow on the Board of Directors of the Joint Venture, Arabian Chemical Company Ltd, (Saudi Arabia).
In 2012, Marco assumed the role of Business Director EMEAI for Dow Building Solutions and in 2014 was
appointed Global Business Director for Dow Construction Chemicals. In 2016, he became the Global Business Director of Dow Building & Construction and was then responsible for Global Strategy for the Polyurethanes Portfolio before assuming his current role. Currently he is President of Brussels based association PlasticsEurope, with a focus on driving circularity and decarbonization throughout the plastics industry.
Marco earned his Masters degree in Business Economics at the Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam. He is a vocal and active advocate for inclusion and diversity and is Co-Chair in Dow’s Women’s Inclusion Network, as well as the business sponsor for DEN EMEAI, Dow’s disability network.