Meghan Cassidy is Senior Vice President, Chief Human Resources and Diversity Officer of Corteva Agriscience.
Cassidy has more than 20 years of experience spanning a range of Human Resources (HR) leadership roles and a diverse set of industries. Her expertise includes leading strategic transformations that help enable business performance.
Cassidy spent her early career in progressive HR roles with Aramark Corporation, a leading food and hospitality provider. Cassidy’s roles with Aramark included both business-facing HR partner roles as well as enterprise-wide roles in compensation and benefits and talent and executive development. Cassidy also led several enterprise-wide diversity and inclusion initiatives. Her ultimate role with Aramark was Vice President and Executive of Development and Corporate Human Resources.
Cassidy then spent five years in the oil & gas industry as Chief Human Resources Officer for Sunoco Logistics. During her time with Sunoco Logistics, Cassidy instituted a comprehensive HR strategy including talent management practices, an effective talent acquisition model and a diversity strategy to enable the company’s significant growth, which doubled in size during her tenure. Cassidy was also responsible for all matters related to the Compensation Committee of the Board of Directors.
In 2015, Cassidy joined DuPont as Director of Global Talent Management and Leadership Development. During a time of significant change for the company, she revitalized DuPont’s approach to talent management and leadership development. Cassidy also led all organization design and talent selection activities on behalf of DuPont for the DowDuPont merger.
In 2017, Cassidy was named head of HR for Corteva while also maintaining an HR leadership role with DuPont. Cassidy and her team built the HR strategy for Corteva and prepared the organization to successfully spin as a stand-alone public company. An advocate for putting people first, she has championed the development of the company’s robust health and wellness offerings and its approach to workplace flexibility.
To help accelerate the implementation of the company’s inclusion, diversity and equity strategy, which Cassidy was instrumental in creating, her role was expanded in 2021 to SVP, Chief Human Resources and Diversity Officer.
Cassidy holds an MBA in Business from Saint Joseph’s University and a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Shippensburg University.