Navigation Links
DuPont Pioneer Names Neal Gutterson to Lead Agricultural Biotechnology
Date:7/23/2014

DES MOINES, Iowa (PRWEB) July 23, 2014

DuPont Pioneer announced today that Neal Gutterson, Ph.D., will join the business as vice president of Agricultural Biotechnology (ABT), effective July 21, 2014. Gutterson joins Pioneer from Mendel Biotechnology where he served most recently as president, chief executive officer and board member.

“Neal brings extensive biotechnology and business leadership in the seed and crop protection industry to this integral role for DuPont Pioneer,” said Paul E. Schickler, president of DuPont Pioneer. “I am looking forward to working with Neal as he assumes the lead role of all ABT functions, the delivery of the Pioneer transgenic pipeline, and the successful execution of the overall Pioneer research strategy. We are very pleased to have him as part of our team.”

With more than 30 years of experience in plant biotechnology and a named inventor on more than three dozen patents and pending patent applications, Gutterson began his career in 1983 with the biotechnology company AGS to develop genetically improved microbial biocontrol agents. After a merger between AGS and DNA Plant Technology, Gutterson focused on improving produce crops for quality traits, and provided technical leadership on intellectual property strategy before being named vice president, research and development (R&D). Joining Mendel in 2002, he served as vice president for R&D and was named president and COO in 2005. He has been the CEO at Mendel since 2007.

Gutterson holds a Ph.D. in biochemistry from the University of California, Berkeley, and a bachelor of science in chemistry from Yale University. He currently serves on the board of trustees for CIMMYT, an international organization – headquartered in Mexico – dedicated to sustainably increasing the productivity of maize and wheat systems to ensure global food security and reduce poverty. He also has served eight years on the Food and Agriculture Section Governing Board of the Biotechnology Industry Organization, including as vice-chair of the Governing Board, as a member of the GrassRoots Biotechnology Board of Directors, and on the board of the Council on Sustainable Biomass Production.

DuPont Pioneer is the world’s leading developer and supplier of advanced plant genetics, providing high-quality seeds to farmers in more than 90 countries. Pioneer provides agronomic support and services to help increase farmer productivity and profitability and strives to develop sustainable agricultural systems for people everywhere. Science with Service Delivering Success®.

DuPont (NYSE: DD) has been bringing world-class science and engineering to the global marketplace in the form of innovative products, materials, and services since 1802. The company believes that by collaborating with customers, governments, NGOs, technology innovators and thought leaders, we can help find solutions to such global challenges as providing enough healthy food for people everywhere, decreasing dependence on fossil fuels, and protecting life and the environment. For additional information about DuPont and its commitment to inclusive innovation, please visit http://www.dupont.com.

# # #

7/23/14

The DuPont Oval Logo, DuPont™, and Science with Service Delivering Success®, are trademarks or registered trademarks of DuPont or its affiliates.

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/dupont-pioneer/neal-gutterson-biotech/prweb12038427.htm.


'/>"/>
Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2014 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved

Related biology technology :

1. DuPont Leader Overviews 2012 Seed Research Pipeline with Investors
2. Piedmont Chemical Launches 100 Percent Renewable Polyester Polyols Leveraging Renewable Chemicals from DuPont Tate & Lyle Bio Products and Myriant Corporation
3. DuPont Congratulates David Hula for Highest Overall Yield with Pioneer® hybrid – P2088YHR in 2012 NCGA Corn Yield Contest
4. DuPont Tate & Lyle Bio Products Announces Innovation Award Program
5. DuPont, American Farm Bureau Foundation Invests $250,000 in My American Farm Web Education Program
6. DuPont Pioneer Launches Next Generation T Series Soybeans
7. Genomatica and DuPont Tate & Lyle Bio Products Successfully Produce 1,4-Butanediol (BDO) on Commercial Scale
8. DuPont Tate & Lyle Bio Products Announces Winner of Zemea® Innovation Award
9. DuPont Pioneer and Mendel Biotechnology, Inc. Collaborate to Improve Water Use Efficiency and Photosynthesis in Corn
10. DuPont Joins Israel’s Office of the Chief Scientist Global Enterprise R&D Cooperation Framework
11. DuPont Tate & Lyle Bio Products Announces Novel Application for Zemea® Propanediol
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:9/20/2017)... (PRWEB) , ... September 20, 2017 , ... ... a collaboration with Koch Agronomic Services (Koch) to feature new innovations aimed at ... to broadcast first quarter 2018. American Farmer airs Tuesdays at 8:30aET on RFD-TV. ...
(Date:9/20/2017)... ... September 20, 2017 , ... Proscia Inc. ... , a provider of whole slide imaging solutions, are hosting a pre-conference workshop ... entitled “Successfully Deploying a Best-in-Class Strategy for Digital Pathology,” will feature Proscia CEO, ...
(Date:9/20/2017)... ... 20, 2017 , ... RoviSys, a leading independent provider of ... of an office in Taipei, Taiwan. This new location allows RoviSys to better ... relationships in the region. Located in the Neihu area of Taipei, the office ...
(Date:9/19/2017)... ... ... Biopharma ’s CEO and founder, Dr. Bob Harman DVM, MPVM, is featured in an interview ... Rising Tide". Dr. Harman and Dr. Riordan met in 2003 and have remained in ... of stem cell therapy and a fast friendship was formed. , Dr. Harman has been ...
Breaking Biology Technology:
(Date:6/14/2017)... IBM ) is introducing several innovative partner startups at ... between startups and global businesses, taking place in ... startups will showcase the solutions they have built with IBM ... France is one of the most ... increase in the number of startups created between 2012 and ...
(Date:5/16/2017)... 2017  Veratad Technologies, LLC ( www.veratad.com ), an ... identity verification solutions, announced today they will participate as ... 15 thru May 17, 2017, in Washington ... Center. Identity impacts the lives of ... quickly evolving digital world, defining identity is critical to ...
(Date:5/6/2017)... -- RAM Group , Singaporean based technology ... biometric authentication based on a novel  quantum-state ... perform biometric authentication. These new sensors are based on a ... Group and its partners. This sensor will have widespread ... security. Ram Group is a next generation sensor ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):