Jon Bilbao is General Manager of Dow for Spain and Portugal and Sales Director Western Europe for Dow Industrial Solutions. Jon joined Dow in Barcelona in 1985 as Acount Manager for Specialty Plastics and Films business. Between 1985 and 1991, he held various sales positions in Specialty Chemicals and Emulsion Polymers. In 1992, Bilbao moved to Horgen, Switzerland, as Product Marketing Manager for Cellulose Ethers and Surfactants for the European area. In 1997, he moved to Madrid, Spain, as Product Marketing Manager for Methyl Cellulosics for Europe and Latin America. Since 2000, Bilbao has held several Sales Director positions in Latex, Basic Chemicals and Performance Chemicals. In 2014, he was named Sales Director Western Europe for Dow Industrial Solutions and, in March of 2018, he expanded his responsilibities assuming the role of General Manager for Spain and Portugal. Bilbao is a licentiate in Economic and Managerial Sciences by the Universidad Comercial de Deusto, in Bilbao.