DuPont Names AnnaMaria DeSalva as Vice President of Corporate Communications
WILMINGTON, Del., Feb. 4, 2014
WILMINGTON, Del., Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --DuPont today named AnnaMaria
DeSalva as Vice President of Corporate Communications. In the newly
established role, DeSalva, 45, will be responsible for leading, developing and
executing the company's strategic communications and brand management around
"AnnaMaria's demonstrated experience in science and technology and leadership
in communications is an ideal fit for DuPont's market-driven science," said
DuPont Senior Vice President James C. Collins, Jr. "Her expertise in working
inclusively with stakeholders makes her ideally suited to lead DuPont's
communications and branding efforts. AnnaMaria will play a significant role
in advancing DuPont's positioning as the company continues to create
sustainable solutions that help solve the pressing challenges facing the
Possessing a diverse technology-based background, DeSalva has more than 20
years of experience in science-related communications and branding, including
a variety of progressive leadership positions with Pfizer, Hill & Knowlton,
GCI Group and Bristol-Myers Squibb. Most recently, DeSalva has served as vice
president, Corporate Affairs - Biopharma Innovation & Outcomes, at Pfizer
where she has been responsible for leading science, medicine, portfolio and
strategy corporate affairs. DeSalva is a board director for the National
Campaign to End Obesity as well as for INMED Partnerships for Children and she
has served as a risk communications adviser to the U.S. Food and Drug
"I am honored to join DuPont to lead this key function and help build the
company's brand at a time of growth and transformation," DeSalva said.
"Strong capabilities and strategy in these areas will help further unlock the
value of DuPont's innovation."
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 http://www.dupont.com.
Editors' note: AnnaMaria DeSalva's biography and photo are available here.
Contact: Anthony Farina, 302-773-4418, 302-545-0316,
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