Mark Schneider Elected to DuPont Board of Directors
WILMINGTON, Del., Aug. 1, 2014
WILMINGTON, Del., Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DuPont today announced the
election of Ulf M. "Mark" Schneider, President and CEO ofFresenius SE & Co.
KGaA to its board of directors, effective Oct. 22.
"Mark leads a significant global healthcare business and brings strong
operating and international experience, including valuable perspective in
emerging markets," said DuPont Chair and Chief Executive Officer Ellen
Kullman. "He will be a strong asset to DuPont as we continue to advance our
strategy and bring the strength of our science to bear on some of the world's
most pressing challenges."
Mr. Schneider, 48, has served since 2003 as President and CEO forFresenius SE
& Co. KGaA, a diversified global health care group, with $27.0 billion in
revenue in 2013. Fresenius operates in approximately 100 countries and
specializes in lifesaving medicines and technologies for dialysis, clinical
nutrition, infusion and transfusion. Mr. Schneider joined Fresenius in 2001,
serving as CFO of Fresenius Medical Care, a Fresenius Group company.
Previously, he was Group Finance Director of Gehe UK, a UK-based
pharmaceutical distributor and held several senior executive positions with
Franz Haniel & Cie, GmbH, a diversified German multinational company, since
Mr. Schneider graduated from theUniversity of St. Gallen in Switzerland,
where he also received a doctoral degree in Economics, and earned his MBA
fromHarvard Business School.
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 aboutDuPontand its commitment to
inclusive innovation, please visithttp://www.dupont.com.
Editors' note: A photograph of Mark Ulf M. "Mark" Schneider is available by
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