Patrick J. Ward Elected to DuPont Board of Directors

             Patrick J. Ward Elected to DuPont Board of Directors

CFO of Cummins Inc. Brings Strong Financial Expertise

PR Newswire

WILMINGTON, Del., Sept. 3, 2013

WILMINGTON, Del., Sept. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --DuPont today announced that
Patrick J. Ward, chief financial officer and vice president of Cummins Inc.,
was elected to its board of directors. Mr.Ward's election is effective Oct.

"Pat is an accomplished global business leader who possesses tremendous
financial expertise and experience," said DuPont Chair and CEO Ellen Kullman.
"We look forward to the wealth of knowledge and insight that Pat will bring to
the DuPont board."

Mr. Ward, 50, has served since 2008 as CFO for Cummins Inc., a global power
leader that designs, manufactures, distributes and services engines and
related technologies. He has held a broad range of financial leadership
positions since joining Cummins in 1987, including serving as vice president,
engine business controller, from 2005-08 and executive director, power
generation business controller, from 2003-05.

Mr. Ward is a graduate of the Dundee College of Commerce in Scotland and he
earned his master's degree from Strathclyde Graduate Business School also in

DuPont (NYSE: DD) has been bringing world-class science and engineering to the
global marketplace in the form of innovative products, materials, and services
since 1802. The company believes that by collaborating with customers,
governments, NGOs, and thought leaders we can help find solutions to such
global challenges as providing enough healthy food for people everywhere,
decreasing dependence on fossil fuels, and protecting life and the
environment. For additional information about DuPont and its commitment to
inclusive innovation, please visit

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