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(Reuters) - President-elect Donald Trump said on Friday he would name Andrew Liveris, chairman and chief executive of Dow Chemical Co, to head the Manufacturing Council, a private sector group that advises the U.S. secretary of commerce.
Trump made the announcement during a rally in Grand Rapids, Michigan, where he introduced Liveris, 62, a dual U.S.-Australian citizen who said he had accepted the appointment.
(Corrects to say Grand Rapids, Michigan, not Battle Creek, Michigan, in second paragraph.)
Reporting by Eric Walsh; Editing by Leslie Adler