soybeans, for multiple adhesive applications in various industries
including construction and publishing;
-- Advanced biofuels -- including cellulosic-based and biobutanol --
providing improved performance and options for expanding the world's
"The synergies among multiple biotechnology markets -- including
materials, coatings, agriculture and biofuels -- are creating potential
game- changing solutions to the world's most difficult challenges and
significant growth opportunities for DuPont," Holliday said. "Today, we
enhanced our already strong leadership position in providing sustainable
solutions to the global marketplace."
DuPont's leadership changes effective today include:
-- Thomas M. Connelly, 55, executive vice president, will lead the
integration of biotechnology across the company's business segments.
He assumes responsibility for the DuPont Agriculture & Nutrition
business segment in addition to his existing responsibilities.
-- James C. Borel, 52, senior vice president -- DuPont Human Resources, is
named group vice president, leading the company's production
agriculture businesses. From 1997-2004, Borel was vice president and
general manager -- DuPont Crop Protection. He has held a range of
agricultural leadership positions in DuPont, including leading the
company's agricultural products business in Canada and Asia Pacific
during his 23-year career in agriculture. Borel, an Iowa State
graduate with a degree in agriculture business, serves on the National
4-H Board of Trustees.
-- J. Erik Fyrwald, 48, group vice president -- DuPont Agriculture &
Nutrition, has resigned from the company to pursue other interests.
-- Craig F. Binetti, 52, president of DuPont Nutrition & Health, will
continue as chairman of the Solae Company, a joint ven
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