BSChE, Chemical Engineering @
Christian Brothers University
Thirty years with DuPont in operations, sales, marketing, international, and general business management. I have had the honor of working with some of the most talented individuals in the agriculture, bio-based industrials and advanced materials industry. I led the development of DuPont's bio-based industrials strategy and am now working to leverage that across our advanced materials businesses.
Thirty years with DuPont in operations, sales, marketing, international, and general business management. I have had the honor of working with some of the most talented individuals in the agriculture, bio-based industrials and advanced materials industry. I led the development of DuPont's bio-based industrials strategy and am now working to leverage that across our advanced materials businesses. I also led the integration of Danisco food and bio industrials into DuPont. Helped to form one of the most dynamic industrial biosciences teams in the industry. As Executive Vice President, I support electronics, performance polymers and industrial polymers businesses and industrial biosciences business. I hope to help create the next wave of new bio-based industrial polymers to meet the needs of a bio-based economy.
Executive Vice President @ Member of the Office of the Chief Executive reporting to the CEO. Responsible for DuPont's advanced materials strategy. Directly covering the packaging and industrial polymers, performance polymers, electronic materials, and industrial biosciences businesses. Also responsible for Corporate communications, Europe, Middle East & Africa Region, and Corporate Integrated Business Improvement center of excellence. Working with other members of the OCE to chart the path for the New DuPont towards a higher growth, higher value company. Specifically focused on expanding our Advanced Materials presence, and creating a new Business in BioBased Industrials. From October 2014 to Present (1 year 2 months) Senior Vice President @ Member of executive leadership team. Responsible for performance polymers,
packaging and industrial polymers, and industrial biosciences businesses
plus corporate communications and corporate marketing and sales. From October 2013 to October 2014 (1 year 1 month) President Industrial Biosciences @ Responsible for leading the newly formed industrial biosciences business unit in DuPont post the acquisition. Led an incredibly exciting and entrepreneurial team in the areas of bioactive enzymes, biomaterials, and biorefining / biofuels. Supported final decisions to build worlds largest cellulosic ethanol plant in Iowa in unsupported of our nations advances towards a more sustainable fuel supply and lessening our dependence on imported oil. From May 2011 to October 2013 (2 years 6 months) VP Acquisitions and Integration - Danisco @ Responsible for the integration of $7 Billion Danisco acquisition into DuPont establishing Nutrition and Health and Industrial Biosciences Business units. From January 2011 to May 2011 (5 months) President Crop Protection @ Responsible for the crop protection business in DuPont. Helped to lead a business transformation with industry leading R&D, a strong trajectory for future growth, and the launch of the industry's most successful insecticide - Rynaxypyr. From 2003 to 2010 (7 years) Asia Pacific Business Director @ Responsible for crop protection business in Asia Pacific living in Hong Kong From January 1998 to May 2002 (4 years 5 months)
MBA, International Business @ University of Delaware From 1994 to 1996 BSChE, Chemical Engineering @ Christian Brothers University From 1981 to 1985 High school diploma, High school @ Ridgeway High School From 1978 to 1981 Jim Collins is skilled in: Acquisition Integration, Agribusiness, Agriculture, Agrochemicals, Business Planning, Business Strategy, Business Transformation, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Commercialization, Crop Protection, Cross-functional Team Leadership, Integration, International Business, Leadership
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