DuPont Canada

DuPont Canada

August 11, 2006 10:00 ET

White Named DuPont Canada President

WILMINGTON, DELAWARE and MISSISSAGUA, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - Aug. 11, 2006) - DuPont has named William B. White president of DuPont Canada. White succeeds Douglas W. Muzyka, who was named president of DuPont Greater China and DuPont China Holding, Co. Ltd. last month.

White, 54, has held a variety of global business unit leadership roles since he joined the company 32 years ago, including DuPont Titanium Technologies, DuPont Chemical Solutions Enterprise and DuPont Safety Resources.

Prior to his appointment to lead DuPont Canada, White was director of business improvement at the company's headquarters in Wilmington. He worked across the corporation leading programs focused on growth through marketing and sales transformation. In his new role, he will be located at DuPont Canada's headquarters in Mississauga, Ontario.

White graduated from Purdue University with a degree in Mechanical Engineering. He also chairs the Mechanical Engineering advisory committee at Purdue.

DuPont Canada is a diversified science company offering a wide range of products and services to promote our customers' growth in markets covering agriculture, nutrition, electronics, communications, safety and protection, home and construction, transportation and apparel. The company's origins in Canada extend back to 1877. Today, DuPont Canada continues its commitment to be an industry leader in safety and environmental stewardship, with 1,000 employees in administrative and sales offices across Canada, as well as manufacturing operations in Whitby, Ontario, and Thetford-Mines, Quebec. The company's Research, Development and Engineering Centre in Kingston, Ontario, is a world leader in the combined development of polymer products and processes that supports DuPont businesses around the world.

DuPont is a science company. Founded in 1802, DuPont puts science to work by creating sustainable solutions essential to a better, safer, healthier life for people everywhere. Operating in more than 70 countries, DuPont offers a wide range of innovative products and services for markets including agriculture, nutrition, electronics, communications, safety and protection, home and construction, transportation and apparel.

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