Ford to Assume Broad Responsibilities for Human Resources Strategy and Operations for the Future DuPont
WILMINGTON, Del., Oct. 8, 2018 – DuPont today announced Darrell Ford has been named chief human resources officer for the Specialty Products Division of DowDuPont, which is expected to become an independent company (future DuPont) by June 1, 2019. Ford’s appointment is effective Nov. 5, 2018. He will report to Marc Doyle, CEO-elect for future DuPont and chief operating officer, DowDuPont Specialty Products Division.
Ford joins DuPont from Xerox, where he served as chief human resources officer responsible for the company’s human resource planning, sourcing, talent management, leadership development, pay and rewards, diversity, work environment and industrial relations. Ford’s previous experience includes HR leadership roles at Advanced Micro Devices, Shell Oil and Honeywell International.
“Innovation is at the heart of our company and our employees are the driving force behind solving our customers’ most complex challenges,” said Doyle. “Darrell’s experience in leading global workforce strategies for diverse technology-based companies make him well-suited to lead the human resources function for the new DuPont. I look forward to him joining our executive leadership team.”
Ford, 53, holds a bachelor’s degree in Psychology, and an MBA and law degree from Rutgers University.
About DowDuPont Specialty Products Division
DowDuPont Specialty Products, a division of DowDuPont (NYSE: DWDP), is a global innovation leader with technology-based materials, ingredients and solutions that help transform industries and everyday life. Our employees apply diverse science and expertise to help customers advance their best ideas and deliver essential innovations in key markets including electronics, transportation, building and construction, health and wellness, food and worker safety. DowDuPont intends to separate the Specialty Products Division, which will be called DuPont, into an independent, publicly traded company. More information can be found at www.dow-dupont.com.
# # #