Total Career Success - Hank Kohlbrand, Retired Dow Chemical Company Executive and President of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers: Building Your Career in Chem

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Henry (Hank) T. Kohlbrand, retired Global R&D Director, Process & Manufacturing Technology R&D for Dow Chemical Company and President of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE), will be featured on Total Career Success, an Internet career advancement show on VoiceAmerica Talk Radio Network, at 11 a.m. Central on Monday, September 13. The American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) is a professional society of more than 40,000 chemical engineers in 92 countries.

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Kohlbrand speaks from years of experience in the chemical industry

Henry (Hank) T. Kohlbrand, retired Global R&D Director, Process & Manufacturing Technology R&D for Dow Chemical Company and President of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE), will be featured on Total Career Success, an Internet show on VoiceAmerica Talk Radio Network, at 11 a.m. Central on Monday, September 13. The show is designed to inform listeners and encourage them to achieve their career goals by featuring experts and business leaders to provide advice on job search and career advancement. The American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) is a professional society of more than 40,000 chemical engineers in 92 countries. Kohlbrand will share:

•Key business trends that will shape chemical engineers professional future
•Megatrends that define opportunities
•Important skills, beyond technical skills, needed for future success
•Embracing change as opportunity
•Association resources for members and others to advance their careers and the industry

Founded in 1908, AIChE continues to be a focal point for information exchange on the frontiers of chemical engineering research in such areas as nanotechnology, sustainability, alternative fuels, biological and environmental engineering, and chemical plant safety and security.

Kohlbrand shared, "AIChE's vision is to provide value as the global leader of the chemical Engineering profession, the lifetime center for professional and personal growth, and security of chemical engineers, and the foremost catalyst in applying chemical engineering expertise in meeting societal needs."

"Kohlbrand speaks from years of experience in the chemical industry," Sheryl Dawson, co-host shared. "Hank offers a wealth of information on the AIChE organization and tremendous insight into careers in the chemicals industry."

Ken Dawson, Total Career Success show host added, "Since employment is a special concern for many chemical engineers in this environment, AIChE delivers a broad spectrum of technical and career, jobs, and leadership information using web technologies including over 100 webinars."

In addition to the many educational and research opportunities provided the organization, the AIChE Foundation facilitates the development and implementation of new and enriched programs for members and the public. Funds raised by the AIChE Foundation support activities and resources for students, young professionals, women and minority chemical engineers.

To listen to the broadcast, please visit voiceamerica.com and click on the Total Career Success icon. The show will air live at 9 - 10 a.m. Pacific time on September 13 and will then be available as an archive on the web site or to be downloaded to MP3 players and cell phones, or from iTunes http://www.itunes.com/podcast?id=311541702

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About American Institute of Chemical Engineers

The American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) is a professional society of more than 40,000 chemical engineers in 92 countries. Its members work in corporations, universities and government using their knowledge of chemical processes to develop safe and useful products for the benefit of society. Through its varied programs, AIChE, which was founded in 1908, continues to be a focal point for information exchange on the frontiers of chemical engineering research in such areas as nanotechnology, sustainability, alternative fuels, biological and environmental engineering, and chemical plant safety and security. More information is available at aiche.org.

About Henry (Hank) T. Kohlbrand

Henry T. (Hank) Kohlbrand recently retired as the Global R&D Director for Process & Manufacturing Technology R&D for the Dow Chemical Company. Hank has also been Dow's global director of external technology and intellectual asset management and was responsible for all external R&D and for Dow's Offices of Science & Technology in Europe and the Pacific. Hank has held a number of other technical management positions at Dow. He joined Dow in 1974 after receiving a BSChE from Illinois Institute of Technology. He completed an executive management program at Babson College in 1995.

Hank is the current President and a Fellow of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE), and a member of the Institution of Chemical Engineers (which is based in the United Kingdom), the American Chemical Society, and the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). Hank has previously served on AIChE's Board of Directors.

Hank is an internationally recognized expert in reactive chemicals and process-scale up and his technical interests also include modeling and design. During his career, he has been involved in many areas of product technology including engineering plastics, antimicrobials, agricultural chemicals, organic chemicals and advanced materials. He was also a lead member of the team that developed the Accelerating Rate Calorimeter (ARC), a well recognized method for determining safe conditions for handling unstable materials.

About Total Career Success

Total Career Success, which is broadcast on VoiceAmerica, the world leader in Internet Talk Radio, aims to engage listeners in new ways of thinking about their potential, their goals, and their future. The show hosts are Ken and Sheryl Dawson, principals of Total Career Success, Inc. and authors of Job Search: The Total System, 3rd edition. They have served corporations in outplacement and career development as well as talent management optimization for 30 years in their consulting firm Dawson Consulting Group. The show presents guests who are experts in their fields to share the lessons they have learned in succeeding in their various areas of excellence and to discuss tips about a broad range of career issues, from specific career opportunities, to industries and workplace changes, to financial and career advancement considerations. To access their new free job search and career transition video series visit http://www.betterjobbetterlife.com For more information, visit totalcareersuccess.com

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