Gus Garrett joined RTi in February 2002 after retiring from Dow Chemical Co. the previous year. He had more than 36 years of industrial sales and marketing experience with Dow, 25 of which were in polyethylene resins.
Garrett joined Dow in 1965 in the New York City sales office, where he sold a number of industrial products, including plastic films, polyethylene resins, photoengraving supplies and cushion packaging materials. In 1978, he moved to Dow's corporate headquarters in Midland, Mich., where he held a number of management positions in communications, prime thermoplastics distribution, off-grade polymers sales/distribution, commercial training, and marketing of polyethylene. His most recent position prior to joining RTi, was as senior marketing executive dealing with the stretch, liner, and commodity film markets.
Garrett earned a bachelor of science degree in mechanical engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, N.Y.