, a native of the Crockett area, earned
his bachelor's degree in chemistry from SHSU in 1965.
He joined Dow that same year and has held various
technical and managerial positions in Freeport, The
Netherlands, Switzerland, and currently in Midland,
Michigan. He is responsible for manufacturing and
engineering, purchasing, and supply chain activities
for Dow, globally.
He serves on Dow's Environment, Health,
Safety and Public Policy Committee and the Audit Committee,
and he is a member of the company's Operating Board,
the CEO Council on Diversity, and the Ethics and Compliance
He is a member of the board of directors
for Liana Limited and Dorinco Reinsurance Company,
and serves on the Members Committee of Dupont Dow
Elastomers LLC. He is an advisory board member of
the Center for Chemical Process Safety of the American
Institute of Chemical Engineers and of Kansas State
University's Department of Engineering. He is a member
of the American Chemical Society, the Corporate Executive
Board's Operations Management Roundtable, National
Academy of Engineering's Action Forum on Diversity,
and the National Association of Manufacturers' Manufacturing
Skill Standards Council Steering Committee.
In 1997, Allemang was knighted by the
Queen of The Netherlands in recognition of his significant
contributions to the region where Dow's facility in
Terneuzen, The Netherlands is located and for bringing
distinction to Dow.
He is an active leader in his community,
serving as president-elect of the Lake Huron Area
Council-Boy Scouts of America, a member of the United
Methodist Church, and committee member for St. Brigid's
Cardinal Hickey Endowment Fund.
He is the highest-ranking SHSU alumnus
at Dow and was instrumental in establishing the Dow
Technology Demonstration Center in the College of
Business Administration and the Levi Leathers Career
Planning Library at Sam Houston State University.
He has also supported and approved funding for the
SHSU Department of Accounting Grant and Scholarship
Fund for the past 15 years, and he has hosted SHSU
summer intern students as they interned at Dow in
He and his wife, Terrie, have two children,
Kelsey and Christian.