Rajeev A. Vaidya


President – DuPont Building Innovations

Rajeev A. Vaidya is president of DuPont Building Innovations.

Prior to his current role, he was located in India as the president - DuPont South Asia & ASEAN and chairman of the board of E. I. DuPont India Private Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of DuPont in Wilmington, Del.

Dr. Vaidya joined DuPont in 1985 as a research scientist with the DuPont™ Butacite® business in Parkersburg, W.Va.  In a career spanning 26 years at DuPont, his responsibilities have been divided between technology and commercial marketing and business leadership roles.  He has worked in the United States, China and Singapore, in four different business units and the DuPont Central Research organization. 

Dr. Vaidya graduated from the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay as a chemical engineer.  From 1980 to 1981, he trained as a management intern in Hindustan Lever, the Indian subsidiary of Unilever PLC.  In 1981, he moved to the United States to pursue his postgraduate studies in polymer science and earned his Ph.D. from the University of Southern Mississippi in 1985. In 2003, he completed the Executive Development Program at the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania


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