WILMINGTON, Del., Aug. 6, 2019 — Corteva Agriscience announced the company is a new member of the American Chemistry Council (ACC), and one of their senior executives has been appointed to the ACC board of directors. Susan Lewis, Corteva Agriscience Senior Vice President of Enterprise Operations, will serve on the ACC board.
“Corteva Agriscience is a newly independent public company and already a leader in employing chemistry as the science behind sustainability to develop innovative products that help provide a safe and abundant food supply to nourish a rapidly growing global population and we look forward to their active involvement in ACC,” said Calvin Dooley, ACC President and CEO. “Corteva Agriscience’s global perspective, along with Susan Lewis’ extensive executive and operations expertise, will be extremely valuable to our organization, membership and mission. We are thrilled to have them a part of ACC.”
Corteva is a leading pure-play agriculture company with a presence in more than 140 countries that offers farmers complete solutions to maximize yield and profitability. The Company has balanced offerings across seed and crop protection, underpinned by expanding digital capabilities and powered by the broadest and most productive innovation pipeline in the industry.
Lewis leads several enterprise-wide functions for Corteva, and previously held senior global level roles at Dow AgroSciences and The Dow Chemical Company. She has won multiple awards including Next Generation Leadership and Manufacturing Leader of the Year from the Manufacturing Leadership Council and was named into the Michigan Technological University Distinguished Academy of Chemical Engineers.
“Driving innovation and working to solve challenges facing our nation and world is exciting to be part of, and something I’m passionate about,” said Lewis. “I am honored to join the board of the American Chemistry Council and look forward to active involvement on the board and on behalf of Corteva Agriscience.”
Corteva Agriscience became an independent public company on June 1, 2019.
The American Chemistry Council represents a diverse set of companies engaged in the business of chemistry.
About Corteva Agriscience
Corteva Agriscience provides farmers around the world with the most complete input portfolio in the industry to enable them to maximize yield and profitability — including some of the most recognized brands in agriculture: Pioneer®, Granular®, Brevant™ seeds, as well as award-winning Crop Protection products — while bringing new products to market through its robust pipeline of active chemistry and technologies. The company is committed to working with stakeholders throughout the food system as it fulfills its promise to enrich the lives of those who produce and those who consume, ensuring progress for generations to come. Corteva Agriscience became an independent public company on June 1, 2019, and was previously the Agriculture Division of DowDuPont. More information can be found at www.corteva.com.
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