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Rohm and Haas Vice President Chosen to Receive Distinguished Leadership Award from The American Chemistry Council


Philip G. Lewis, MD, Rohm and Haas Vice President; Director, Environmental Health, Safety and Sustainable Development was honored by The American Chemistry Council (ACC) with a Distinguished Leadership Award. This award recognizes executives and others in ACC member companies who have provided outstanding leadership for the association. Dr. Lewis received the award at the association’s annual meeting The Greenbrier in White Sulphur Springs, W. Va.

Dr. Lewis has served as Chair of The International Council of Chemical Associations (ICCA’s) Responsible Care Leadership Group since 2006. Under his guidance, the group has developed a comprehensive plan of action for the global charter and has begun its implementation in 50 Responsible Care associations across the globe.

“This well-deserved recognition is a testament to Dr. Lewis’s numerous contributions to Rohm and Haas Company and the chemical industry ,” Raj L. Gupta, Chairman, President, and CEO, said.

Dr. Lewis joined Rohm and Haas Company in 1983 as associate corporate medical director. He was promoted to corporate medical director in 1988 and was named director of Safety, Health and Environmental Affairs in 1989. In 1993, he was given responsibility for Product Integrity and elected a vice president.

Dr. Lewis is a teaching associate in the Division of Occupational Medicine, Department of Environmental Health Sciences at the Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health and the Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine of the University of Pennsylvania School Of Medicine. He is a Fellow of both the American College of Preventive Medicine and the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine. Dr. Lewis is also a member of the board of trustees for Widener University.


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