Paul Connor

Paul serves as the Global Director of EH&S for the Electronics and Imaging Business of the new DuPont Specialty Chemicals Division. Prior to that he served as the Global Director of EH&S for the Electronic Materials Business Group of Dow Chemical Company (formerly Rohm and Haas and formerly Shipley Company). During Paul’s 31 years in the business he has had global responsibility for all areas of EH&S, Product Safety, and Sustainability. During this period the company was involved in over 20 mergers and acquisitions which had Paul overseeing significant expansion of its global EH&S footprint. Paul’s experience with many mergers and acquisitions has provided a great opportunity to work on the blending of multiple company and country EH&S cultures to help in the successes needed for a growth industry.

Prior to this Paul was the Corporate EH&S Manager for Millipore Corporation and also an Industrial Hygienist for W.R. Grace Company.

Overall, Paul has over 40 years’ experience as an EHS professional in the chemical, life sciences, and electronic materials industries. He holds a B.S. in Health Sciences from Merrimack College and a M.S. in Public Health from the University of Massachusetts. Paul has been a Certified Industrial Hygienist since 1985.

Paul served as a member of the Board of Directors of the Semiconductor ESH Association (SESHA) from 2006-2016 and served as SESHA President for two terms from 2009-2010 and again from 2014-2015. He was honored to be elected as a Fellow of SESHA in 2016. Paul is a founding member of the state chemical industry association (Massachusetts Chemistry and Technology Alliance) and served as its Chairman from 1998 to 2001.

Paul is also very active in the local community. He is past Chairman of the Board of Director’s for the Boys and Girls Clubs of MetroWest Boston and was honored by receiving the MetroWest Region Community Volunteer of the Year Award in 2007. He has also served on the Board of Director’s for the Greater Marlborough Chamber of Commerce.



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