Dow Microbial Control

AOS Experts


Jose Mosequera

Industry Manager EMEA

As the EMEA Industry Manager with focus on DMC's Food Safety and AOS Technology platforms, Jose will lead growth for the business through the development and implementation of a clear channel strategy; lead customer negotiations at key target accounts; effectively localize the AOS WRS certified treatment business model for EMEA; establish multi-tiered relationships in the food industry and with key influencers, as well as support the launch of new products and technologies into the food industry and other AOS adjacencies. As an extended responsibility, Jose will support Dow Iberica in advocacy related activities enabling Dow's continued leadership role in the region. He will report to Suzanne Carroll, newly appointed Global Business Director for Dow Microbial Control, and work in close collaboration with Tony Reed, Global Business Development Manager Food Safety.

Jose comes back to Dow after a three year secondment at CEFIC, the European Chemical Industry Council, where he successfully developed advocacy strategies in favor of the chemical industry's competitiveness, namely around unconventional gas, the bioeconomy and European Industrial Policy. Jose will relocate from Brussels to Madrid for this new assignment.

Jose started his career at Rohm and Haas in 1990 in the ion exchange and membrane business. He has held a number of sales and marketing management roles in the biocides, dispersants and coatings businesses. In 2009 Jose assumed the role of Global Strategic Marketing Manager for DMC until his secondment to CEFIC in 2011.

Jose holds a degree in Chemical Engineering from Sarria Chemical Institute (IQS) in Barcelona Spain, a Business degree from IESE and a Master of Environmental Engineering degree from UC Berkeley.

Dr. Mandy Osterloh

Environment, Health & Safety Regulatory and Product Stewardship Manager

Dr. Mandy Osterloh is Dow Microbial Control's EH&S Regulatory & Product Stewardship Manager for Europe, Middle East and Africa. She is responsible for the regulatory support of products and active ingredients at the European Union level under the Biocidal Products Directive (BPD) and REACH, as well as for supporting National Registrations across the European Region. Mandy is also Dow Microbial Control’s global market focal point for regulatory and product stewardship aspects of food safety.

Mandy began her career at The Dow Chemical Company in 2006 in the Toxicology and Environmental Research & Consulting Department, providing support to several Dow businesses (Oxygenated Solvents, Acrylates, Latex and Specialty Monomers) for toxicological and regulatory compliance with REACH and BPD, as well as product-related issue management through trade associations. In 2011, Mandy moved into her current role for Dow Microbial Control.

Prior to joining Dow, Mandy received a doctorate in Molecular Toxicology and a master’s degree in Biochemistry, both from the University of Potsdam (Germany) and the German Institute of Human Nutrition. In 2009, Mandy became certified as a EUROTOX Registered Toxicologist.

Mandy is a member of the German and Swiss Society of Pharmacology and Toxicology.

She is located in Horgen, Switzerland.

Mike Mason

Operations Leader for Advanced Oxidation Systems

Mike Mason is the Operations Leader for Advanced Oxidation Systems for Dow Microbial Control’s New Technologies Business Development team. He is accountable for delivering new, innovative, future-focused operational capabilities to deliver against global growth objectives.

Mike has worked for The Dow Chemical Company (starting with Rohm and Haas) since 1989 in a variety of research, engineering and manufacturing technical and leadership roles. He started in Research at the Spring House, Pennsylvania, laboratories as a Research Process Engineer in the Monomer business, supporting lab and pilot plant studies and new process development. In 1997, Mike relocated to Houston as a Senior Process Engineer in the Engineering Division of the Monomers business, leading process improvement projects and an expansion project for monomer capacity.

He continued to increase his level of responsibility as an Acrylates Area Process Steward at the Deer Park, Texas, plant leading a group of unit engineers and supporting the Acrylates Area in a range of activities to deliver results in environmental health and safety, process optimization, operations performance and cost reduction for the Acrylates area.

In 2005, Mike relocated to Germany as Marl Production Manager, where he was responsible for butyl acrylate production and management of Dow’s manufacturing relationship with Evonik Stockhausen, as well as supporting the broader European Primary Materials business efforts in customer service, Responsible Care management systems and safe monomer handling.

Relocating back to the U.S. in 2008, Mike was appointed Polymers Area Manager in Knoxville, Tennessee. He was responsible for managing the production and shipment of the solution polymers products including the ACUMER™, ACUSOL™ and TAMOL™ product lines, as well as AQUASET™ polymers used in the formaldehyde-free insulation market.

Since June 2009, Mike has worked for Dow Microbial Control, where he has played a key role in leading and coordinating special projects as part of integration activities. He served as Business External Manufacturing Leader from 2009 to 2010 and then subsequently led numerous projects supporting the supply of microbial control products.

Mike holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Cincinnati.

He is located in Knoxville, Tennessee.

Eileen Warwick

Senior Research & Development Leader

Eileen Warwick is Senior R&D Leader for Dow Microbial Control. She provides technology leadership to deliver sustainable, safe and effective Advanced Oxidation Systems to businesses around the world.

Eileen joined The Dow Chemical Company in 2009 as part of the Rohm and Haas acquisition. She started at Rohm and Haas in 1981 as a Scientist in the Analytical Research Department, where she developed and implemented new chromatographic methods, robotics, data systems and lab information management systems. In 1987, she moved to the Biocides Research Department as a senior scientist, where she established an analytical group to support the Biocides business.

In 1993, Eileen was named a research section manager in the Biocides Research Department. In this role, she took on additional responsibilities for regulatory chemistry and GLP quality assurance, applications research to support new product development, and sales/technical service to support our customers and markets. In 2003, Eileen was named North American Region Sales/Technical Service Manager in the Rohm and Haas Consumer and Industrial Specialties business, with responsibility for sales/technical service support for biocides, as well as for polymers used in personal care, floor care, water treatment, mineral slurries and home and fabric care. In 2007, Eileen moved back into an R&D role with a focus on external technologies and intellectual property for microbial control.

Eileen holds a bachelor’s degree in Chemistry from the University of Delaware. She also holds eight patents, has authored more than five technical papers and has made numerous technical presentations. Eileen is a member of the American Chemical Society, the International Association for Food Protection and the Institute of Food Technologists. She has served on industry committees with the Personal Care Products Council and the Chemical Specialty Products Association.

She is located in Spring House, Pennsylvania, United States.

Tony Reed

Business Development Manager for Food Safety

Tony Reed is Business Development Manager for Food Safety within Dow Microbial Control’s New Technologies Business Development team, where he is focused on solving the microbial control challenges of today’s food processing and manufacturing companies. With 23 years of chemical industry experience, he offers a unique set of experiences from various roles in global marketing and product management, as well as market development.

Prior to joining Dow Microbial Control, Tony worked for Silberline Manufacturing Co., Inc. as the Global Marketing Director for Automotive Products. There, he successfully developed a market-focused product development platform and built a team of experts who helped fulfill the needs of new customers. His other past roles include product management and account management at various industry-leading companies such as the Engelhard Corporation and NL Industries, Inc.

Tony holds a Master of Business Administration degree in Business Management from La Salle University (Pennsylvania) and a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Chemistry from Western Michigan University.

He is located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States.