Pedro Reinhard

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J. Pedro Reinhard is a business person who has served on the board of directors of the Dow Chemical Company, and The Coca-Cola Company.

Reinhard was executive vice president and chief financial officer of Dow Chemical from 1995 to 2005 when he retired.[1]

After his retirement Reinhard remained with Dow Chemical as a senior advisor but was fired from the position along with company officer Romeo Kreinberg for negotiating a buyout of the company without the approval of the board of directors.[1][2][3] Reinhard and Kreinberg sued Dow Chemical for defamation, and Dow Chemical filed a countersuit.[2][4] The lawsuits were settled with Reinhard and Kreinberg admitting to participating in unauthorized discussions for a buyout of Dow.[5][6]

Reinhard has been on the board of directors for The Dow Chemical Company,[6] Dow Corning Corporation, The Coca-Cola Company,[7] Royal Bank of Canada[8] and Sigma-Aldrich Corporation.[9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Prichard, James (April 13, 2007). "Dow Chemical fires two over buyout talks". Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Archived from the original on 25 May 2011. Retrieved 24 May 2011. 
  2. ^ a b Sorkin, Andrew Ross (9 May 2007). "Behind the Dow Chemical Firings, a Tangled Corporate Drama". The New York Times. p. 1. Archived from the original on 25 May 2011. Retrieved 24 May 2011. 
  3. ^ Thelwell, Emma (12 Apr 2007). "Dow fires executives for unauthorised merger talks". The Daily Telegraph. Archived from the original on 25 May 2011. Retrieved 24 May 2011. 
  4. ^ Pagnamenta, Robin (10 May 2007). "Sacked Dow Chemical pair sue for $75m". The Times. Archived from the original on 25 May 2011. Retrieved 24 May 2011. 
  5. ^ Sorkin, Andrew Ross (3 June 2008). "DEALBOOK; Secret Life Of a Deal". The New York Times. p. 1. Archived from the original on 25 May 2011. Retrieved 24 May 2011. 
  6. ^ a b Rocha, Euan (2 June 2008). "Dow, former employees settle litigation". Reuters. Archived from the original on 25 May 2011. Retrieved 24 May 2011. 
  7. ^ "The Coca-Cola Company Elects J. Pedro Reinhard To Board Of Directors The Coca-Cola Company Elects J. Pedro Reinhard To Board Of Directors" (Press release). BevNet. 17 July 2003. Archived from the original on 25 May 2011. Retrieved 24 May 2011. 
  8. ^ Cimilluca, Dana (12 April 2007). "Dow Chemical’s Reinhard, Kreinberg and an Oman Connection". Wall Street Journal. Archived from the original on 25 May 2011. Retrieved 24 May 2011. 
  9. ^ "Sigma-Aldrich Elects Three New Directors to Replace Three Who Have Retired" (Press release). Sigma-Aldrich. 13 November 2001. Archived from the original on 25 May 2011. Retrieved 24 May 2011.