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HAROLD G. NICOLL, APR 5608 Evergreen – Midland, MI 48642 – (989) 839-8293 – hgnicoll@dow.

com A talented, accomplished, and hard working professional communicator SUMMARY International public relations, marketing communications, advertising executive with a decades long record of achieving company goals, shaping public and employ ee opinion with cost effective programs. PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE The Dow Chemical Company, Midland, Michigan 1989 - PRESENT Global Business Public Affairs Leader, (2007 to present) Marketing Communications for Dow Performance Fluids and Dow Polyglycols and Surf actants Senior Employee Communications Manager (2004 – 2007) Dow Michigan Operations Senior Employee Communications Manager (2002 – 2004) Global Sustainable Development Senior Employee Communications Manager (2001– 2002) Global Research and Development Marketing Communications Manager, (1999 – 2001) Dow Water Solutions Senior Communications Specialist (1997-2001) METHOCEL, ETHOCEL, VERSENE and Dow Specialty Alkanolamines Communications Specialist (1996-1997) The Houston Dow Center, Dow Gas/Spec Communications Specialist (1989 – 1996) Dow GENERON SYSTEMS Goldman Public Relations, Houston, TX Senior Account Manager Hill & Knowlton Public Relations, Houston, TX Account Executive EDUCATION George Washington University, 2010 Master of Public Relations University of Houston, Houston, TX Completed graduate studies University of Houston, Houston, TX BA Political Science PROFESSIONAL AWARDS 1986-1989 1984-1986

• Advertising “Top Ten Readership Award from HAPPI magazine, March, 2008 • Advertising “Most Recognized Ad†award from CHEMICAL ENGINEERING magazine, April, • Silver Telly award for writing of a historical documentary, 2007 • Bronze Telly award for production of a historical documentary, 2007 • Silver Proof Award from The Public Relations Society of America/Western Michigan for the “Drive To Zero†employee safety program • The Public Relations Society of America “Regional Proof†award for the “Drive T

safety program • Bronze Telly award for employee television, 2006 • New Product Introduction of the Year for 1999, FOOD PROCESSING magazine • Hardy Readership Award for Advertising in CHEMICAL ENGINEERING magazine, 1995, 1 996, and 1997 • Hardy Readership Award for Advertising in HYDROCARBON PROCESSING magazine 1995, 1996, and 1997 • “Gold Quill Award†for Internal Publications from The International Association o ess Communicators, 1996 PROFESSIONAL ACCREDIDATION Public Relations Society of America Accredited to Practice Public Relations PROFESSIONAL ACCOMPLISHMENTS (Sample) • GreenChill Award for Dow, The United States Environmental Protection Agency, S eptember, 2008 • Introduction of DOWFROST RVR to 3,800 Wal-Mart stores, August, 2008 • Introduction of Dow ULTRAQUENCH in Asia, July, 2008 • Introduction of DOWTHERM A for solar energy, Madrid, Spain, April, 2008 • Qualified Dow for President Bush’s National Medal of Technology leading to • considerable national media coverage for Dow • Led Dow-General Motors Hydrogen Fuel Cell for the largest hydrogen fuel cell d emonstration project in the world, at that time • Introduced Dow “Super Gel†food additive for Dow METHOCEL, 1999 • First Dow press tour of Asia, 1999, covering Australia, Singapore, Hong Kong,Tok yo • First trade mission to Ukraine with the U.S. Department of Commerce, 1992 with D ow GENERON SYSTEMS • Redefined The Dow Public Report making it an on line offering leading to Increas ed coverage and recognition for Dow as a leader in sustainable development, 2003 • Led numerous trade show and media events in the following cities: New York, Hous ton, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Chicago, Orlando, San Antonio, Frankfurt, Sing apore, Kuala Lumpur, Beijing, Paris, Madrid, Zurich, Dallas, Nashville, Atlanta, to name a few • Led public affairs programs at three different Super Fund sites in Southeast, Te xas • Introduced GTE Mobilnet cellular phone service to Houston, Texas 1986 • Introduced the Ford Aerostar Mini-Van, 1986 OTHER INTERESTS AND ACCOMPLISHMENTS • .net • • • • ung Fu, • • ###

Host of the popular Internet radio program, The Collectors’ Show on www.webtalkradi Public relations council for The Boy Scouts of America, Great Lakes Council. Owner of Black belt Tae Kwon Do Other martial arts belts and study in Tai Chi Chuan, Seven Star Preying Mantis K and Modern Arnis Instruments played are trumpet, flugelhorn and piano Golf, handicap 14, Midland Country Club