WILMINGTON, Del., Aug. 21-- DuPont today announced that Douglas W. Muzyka, President & CEO of DuPont Canada, Inc., will add responsibility as vice president & general manager - DuPont Nutrition & Health.
"Doug brings excellent business and technical leadership to our Nutrition & Health team," said J. Erik Fyrwald, group vice president, DuPont Agriculture & Nutrition. "We are especially pleased with the international and industry perspective that he brings to our businesses from his leadership positions in Mexico and Canada. Doug will play a pivotal role in achieving our mission to improve the quantity, quality and safety of the world food supply."
Muzyka joined DuPont in 1985 as a research scientist and has held a number of leadership positions in North America and Asia Pacific. He was appointed President & CEO of DuPont Canada Inc. in January of 2003.
With the added responsibility, Muzyka will also become a member of the boards of directors for Solae Holdings LLC and the 8th Continent LLC. DuPont Liquid Packaging Systems, the largest business unit in DuPont Nutrition & Health, is led from Canada.
The DuPont Agriculture & Nutrition platform employees 12,500 people worldwide and leverages biotechnology and food value chain knowledge to increase the quality, quantity and safety of the global food supply. Sales for 2002 in production agriculture, crop protection, and nutrition and health were $4.5 billion.
DuPont (NYSE: DD) is a science company. Founded in 1802, DuPont puts science to work by solving problems and creating solutions that make people's lives better, safer and easier. Operating in more than 70 countries, the company offers a wide range of products and services to markets including agriculture, nutrition, electronics, communications, safety and protection, home and construction, transportation and apparel.