Fellow Dow Packaging and Specialty PlasticsDow, Inc.
Jill Martin is a Fellow in the Packaging and Specialty Plastics business of The Dow Chemical Company. For the past 26 years, she has served in both research and development (R&D) and technical service and development (TS&D) for the North America Packaging and Specialty Plastics and Hydrocarbons (P&SP&H) business. She began her career in R&D working on polyethylene product development including hot melt adhesives, automotive UTH applications, and hygiene absorbent products before moving into a role in New Business Development focusing on technical and commercial evaluation of external technologies. In 2003 she joined the TS&D group working directly with customers and brand owners in the hygiene, rigid and flexible packaging and medical device markets before transitioning into her current role aligned to developing plastics for a circular economy. In this role she has responsibility for development of products and partnerships within the packaging value chains including the private and public sectors to enable acceleration of scalable solutions. In her spare time, she looks to re-establish herself on the tennis courts and in local 5k and 10k runs supporting causes related to ending food insecurity and female empowerment.