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Charles O. Holliday, Jr.

Charles O. Holliday, Jr.Born: 1948
Birthplace: Nashville, TN

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Business
Party Affiliation: Republican

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: CEO of DuPont, 1998-2008

Started with DuPont as an intern between his junior and senior years of college. Hired full-time after graduation, and never worked anywhere else.

Father: Charles O. Holliday, Sr.
Mother: Ann Hunter
Wife: Ann Blair (m. 1970, two sons)
Son: Scot
Son: Chad

    High School: John Overton High School, Nashville, TN (1966)
    University: BS Industrial Engineering, University of Tennessee (1970)
    Scholar: Executive-in-Residence, Vanderbilt University (2009-)

    DuPont CEO (1998-2008)
    DuPont President (1997-98)
    DuPont EVP (1995-98)
    DuPont Senior VP (1992-95)
    DuPont VP of DuPont Asia Pacific Operations (1990-92)
    DuPont Director of Marketing, Chemicals and Pigments (1988-90)
    DuPont Global Business Director, Kevlar (1987-88)
    DuPont Global Business Director, Nomex (1986-87)
    DuPont Mgr of Corporate Planning Office (1984-86)
    DuPont Fibers Department (1978-84)
    DuPont Analyst (1974-78)
    DuPont Engineer (1970-74)
    Member of the Board of Bank of America (2009-)
    Member of the Board of CH2M Hill
    Member of the Board of Deere (2007-)
    Member of the Board of DuPont (1997-, as Chairman, 1999-2009)
    Member of the Board of HCA (2002-06?)
    BIO George Washington Carver Award 2009
    SCI International Palladium Medal 2009
    American Chemistry Council
    Biotechnology Industry Organization
    The Business Council
    Business Roundtable
    Catalyst Chairman
    The Conservation Fund Corporate Council
    Council on Competitiveness Past Chairman
    George W. Bush for President
    Institute of Industrial Engineers
    International Business Council Founding Member
    John McCain 2008
    National Academy of Engineering 2004
    Partnership for Public Service Board of Governors
    Republican National Committee
    Société de Chimie Industrielle
    Society of Chemical Industry
    National Infrastructure Advisory Council 2002-
    Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library Trustee
    World Business Council for Sustainable Development Chairman, 2000
    Pi Kappa Alpha Fraternity

Author of books:
Walking the Talk: The Business Case for Sustainable Development (2002, with Stephan Schmidheiny and Philip Watts)

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