The Board of Directors of Eastman Chemical Co. has elected Julie Fasone Holder as a director. Holder, 58, is a retired senior executive of The Dow Chemical Co.
Holder graduated from Michigan State University in 1975 with a bachelor’s degree in general business administration.
Upon graduation, she joined Dow in the company’s sales organization. She quickly moved into management positions, holding a variety of roles which included leading multi-billion dollar businesses, marketing, sales and human resources. Upon her retirement as Dow’s senior vice president, chief marketing, sales and reputation officer in 2009, Holder founded JFH Insights LLC, a consulting firm primarily dedicated to leadership coaching for high potential women executives.
Eastman also announced that Thomas H. McLain has resigned from the company’s Board of Directors. McLain has served on Eastman’s Board since 2004.