MIDLAND, MI — Andrew N. Liveris, chairman and CEO of The Dow Chemical Co., says the “language of business is being spoken in the White House.”
Liveris made that comment Thursday, Feb. 23, after once again meeting with President Donald Trump at the White House to discuss a manufacturing jobs initiative.
“Today’s discussion further demonstrated President Trump’s relentless focus on revitalizing the American manufacturing sector and job creation for American workers – it is very clear that the language of business is being spoken in the White House,” Liveris said in a statement after the meeting.
“I’m impressed by the depth and diversity of the ideas shared by my fellow business leaders, from near-term actionable policy ideas centered on smart regulations, competitive taxes and fair trade rules that support the President’s focus and desire to grow America’s manufacturing economy, to the critical challenge we face with our severe shortage of skilled talent.”
Liveris is among the business leaders involved in Trump’s newly announced Manufacturing Jobs Initiative. Trump announced the initiative as part of his job creation agenda Jan. 27, according to a White House press release issued at the time.
“President Trump plans to continually seek information and perspectives from a diverse range of business leaders, including those listed below and others, on how best to promote job growth and…