WILMINGTON, Del.—DuPont Dow Elastomers L.L.C. has named Robert T. Sylvest director of mergers and acquisitions.
In the new position, Sylvest will look for external opportunities for the firm to expand its business by acquiring or merging with other companies in the rubber and plastics industry.
He joined Dow in 1972 and DuPont Dow Elastomers when the joint venture between Dow Chemical Co. and DuPont Co. was formed in 1996.
The business development manager has held several posts, including positions in commercial development and product management.