DuPont puts science to work by creating sustainable
solutions essential to a better, safer, healthier life for
people everywhere. Operating in more approximately 80
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.
In 1802, DuPont was primarily an explosives company. One
hundred years ago, our focus turned to chemicals, materials
and energy. Today, we deliver science-based solutions that
make real differences in people's lives around the world in
areas such as food and nutrition, health care, apparel,
safety and security, construction, electronics and
transportation. Look closely at the things around your home
and workplace, and chances are, you'll find dozens of items
made with DuPont materials.
Our ability to adapt to change and our foundation of
unending scientific inquiry has enabled DuPont to become one
of the world's most innovative companies. But, in the face
of constant change, innovation and discovery, our core
values have remained constant: commitment to safety and
health; environmental stewardship; high ethical behavior;
and respect for people.
What has this commitment allowed us to accomplish? Take a
2009 revenues: $26.1 billion
Employees: 58,000 worldwide
Global: Operating in approximately 80 countries worldwide
R&D: More than 75 research and development and customer
service labs in 12 countries around the world.
Chief Executive Officer
Ellen Kullman Ellen J. Kullman is chief executive officer of
DuPont since Jan. 1, 2009, and has been with the company for
more than 20 years. Ellen is a graduate of Tufts University
where she received a bachelor of science degree in
mechanical engineering. Ellen received a master's degree in
management from Northwestern University. She is on the Board
of Trustees at Tufts University, serves on the board of
overseers at Tufts University School of Engineering. She
also is on the Board of Trustees - National Safety Council.
Fortune 500: 86st largest U.S. industrial/service
Brands: Includes the DuPont Oval and DuPont; (The "DuPont
Brand Trademarks"); Pioneer brand seeds, Teflon
fluoropolymers, films, fabric protectors, fibers, and
dispersions; Corian solid surfaces; Kevlar high strength
material, and Tyvek protective material.
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