DowDuPont today announced the members of the future boards of directors of the eventual separate companies – Dow, DuPont, and Corteva Agriscience. The companies will be spun off as publicly traded corporations.
Greg Page, retired chairman and chief executive officer of Cargill Inc., will serve as non-executive chairman of the board of Corteva Agriscience.
“I am thrilled to have the opportunity to lead the board of Corteva Agriscience,” said Page. “It’s a global agriculture leader ideally equipped to help growers increase yield and feed the world through the most comprehensive, balanced and innovative portfolio in the industry across seed, crop protection and digital solutions.”
Also named to the board:
- Lamberto Andreotti, former chairman of the board and chief executive officer of Bristol-Myers Squibb.
- Edward D. Breen, chief executive officer of DowDuPont.
- Robert A. Brown, president of Boston University.
- James C. Collins Jr., chief operating officer of the Agriculture Division of DowDuPont and chief executive officer-elect of Corteva Agriscience.
- Michael O. Johanns, retired United States senator.
- Lois D. Juliber, former vice chairman of Colgate-Palmolive Company.
- Lee M. Thomas, former chairman and chief executive officer of Rayonier Inc.
- Patrick J. Ward, chief financial officer of Cummins Inc.
The non-executive members of the future boards will continue to serve on the advisory committees of their respective divisions (Materials Science, Specialty Products, and Agriculture) until the boards become effective at the time of the separations.