The World Food Prize Foundation

2015 Borlaug Dialogue Speakers

James C. Borel

Executive Vice President, DuPont

James C. Borel is executive vice president and a member of the company's Office of the Chief Executive. He also has responsibilities for DuPont Pioneer, Crop Protection and Nutrition & Health businesses, as well as Latin America's regional management.  Mr. Borel joined DuPont in 1978 in Findlay, Ohio, as a sales representative. He was appointed vice president and general manager of DuPont Crop Protection later that year. In January 2004, Mr. Borel was appointed senior vice president – DuPont Human Resources. He was named group vice president, responsible for the agricultural businesses of DuPont in February 2008.  He was named to his current position in October 2009 and assumed responsibility for the sustainability function and the Latin America region in 2014.

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