Javier Constante is the EMEA Commercial VP for the Packaging and Specialty Plastics Business of The Dow Chemical Company. This international business group brings together a rich portfolio of expertise, technologies, products and services focusing on flexible and rigid food packaging, secondary and tertiary packaging, medical packaging and adhesive applications.
Constante joined Dow in 1989 in Buenos Aires, Argentina, and worked in various leadership positions across Sales and Marketing serving a variety of businesses in Latin America and Europe. He was named in his current position in 2011. Central to Constante’s policy is collaborating with all value chain partners and develop better, more sustainable packaging. Additionally, he has a strong focus on emerging regions and is Dow’s business ambassador for sub-Saharan Africa.
Constante holds a Bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering from the Universidad de La Plata, Argentina, and an MBA from the Instituto Altos Estudio Empresariales - IESE, Argentina. He serves as a member of the Board of Directors of Equate / TKOC and EMC Equate Marketing Company. In 2015 he was elected VP of PlasticsEurope and Constante is a member of the World Plastics Council.