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Snyder makes appointment to Central Michigan University board of trustees

Thursday, January 3, 2013

LANSING, Mich. - Gov. Rick Snyder has appointed Bill Weideman, of Midland, to the Central Michigan University board of trustees.

The eight-person board is the governing body of the university.

"Bill is an outstanding, experienced professional," said Snyder. "He has shown great commitment to Central Michigan University and I am confident he will do exceptional work in this role."

Weideman is executive vice president and chief financial officer of The Dow Chemical Co. During his 36-year tenure with Dow, he has held numerous leadership positions, including global business finance director, vice president and corporate controller. In August 2012, Weideman also assumed responsibility of corporate strategic development and executive oversight of Dow AgroSciences. He is a member of Central Michigan University's accounting advisory committee and development board. Weideman holds a bachelor's degree in business administration from Central Michigan University. He replaces Sam Kottamasu.

Weideman will serve an eight-year term that expires Dec. 31, 2020, and his appointment is subject to the advice and consent of the Senate.