Donald E. Pfuehler

Donald E. Pfuehler
  • BS Chemical Engineering 1967

Mr. Donald E. Pfuehler currently President and CEO of Hemlock Semiconductor Corporation, Donald E. Pfuehler began his career at Dow Corning as a co-op student in Process Engineering. He held various positions in Process Engineering, Manufacturing, Facilities Engineering, and Economic Evaluation before being named manager of Facilities Engineering in 1983. In 1984, Don became manufacturing manager for Fluids, Resins, and Process Industries. In 1986, he was named manager of Personnel, and later became director of Human Resources.

He became director of Manufacturing Technology in 1989, and was named general manager of the Basic Technology Business in 1991. He became director of Manufacturing and Engineering for the U.S. Area Core Products Group in 1993, and Global Rubber Business Manager in 1995. He assumed his current position in 1997.

Don holds a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering from Michigan Tech and a master’s degree in business administration from Central Michigan University. He and his wife Pam live in Midland, Michigan and have one child.

From 2003 Induction to the Department of Chemical Engineering Academy