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Cullman succeeds Secor at Dow AgroSciences

Dow AgroSciences has promoted Constance Cullman to leader of its federal government affairs office in Washington. She succeeds Jake Secor, who has retired.

Cullman joined Dow AgroSciences in 2010 as the global biotechnology government affairs leader and represents Dow on several industry committees, including initiatives serving the Biotechnology Industry Organization, CropLife America, and CropLife International.

Before joining Dow, Cullman served as the associate administrator for the Agriculture Department’s Foreign Agricultural Service.

She has also worked as the senior director of regulatory, technical and international affairs for the Corn Refiners Association and as the vice president of agricultural ecology for the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation.

From 1992 to 1997 Cullman conducted research and outreach activities for the Ohio State University Extension. Cullman earned bachelor of science and master of science degrees in agricultural economics from The Ohio State University.