Jeanmarie F. Desmond

Jeanmarie Desmond

Vice President and Controller

Jeanmarie F. Desmond is vice president and controller.  She joined DuPont in 1989 and has spent her career in various finance roles in controllership, investor relations, tax and financial planning and analysis. 

In 2001, she joined Crop Protection and moved to Cernay, France, as Finance Operations and Credit manager for Europe, Middle East & Africa.  Returning to the United States in 2004, she took on a series of leadership roles including Global Finance manager for Titanium Technologies, manager of Global Tax Accounting and Controller of Coatings & Color Technology platform. 

In 2010 she was named director, Investor Relations, followed by director, Finance Integration Projects.  In 2012, she became director, Corporate Accounting and Reporting.  In September 2014 she was appointed General Auditor and Chief Ethics & Compliance leader with global responsibility for internal audit, ethics and compliance.  She was named to her current position in August 2015.

A native of Wilmington, Del, she earned a B.S. in Accounting from Mt. St. Mary’s University and is a CPA (inactive).  Ms. Desmond is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and Financial Executives International, Committee on Corporate Reporting. She also is an advisory board member for the University of Delaware, Department of Accounting and MIS.

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