The World Food Prize Foundation

2017 Borlaug Dialogue Speakers

Priscila Vansetti

President, DuPont do Brasil S.A. & Vice-President, DuPont Crop Protection Business, Latin America

Priscila Vansetti is President, DuPont do Brasil S. A. and Vice-President, DuPont Crop Protection Business, Latin America. She joined DuPont do Brasil in 1981 and held leadership positions in Regulatory Affairs, Research and Development. At DuPont headquarters in Wilmington, Delaware, she worked in Global Technology at the Stine-Haskell Research Center and the North America Crop Protection Business, focusing on research, development, marketing and introduction of new crop protection technology in agricultural markets. In 2008, she was appointed Business Director, DuPont Canada Company and then returned to Delaware in 2014 when she was named Director, Strategic Planning for DuPont Crop Protection, becoming responsible for development of global business strategy and operating plans, M&A and growth acceleration initiatives in high growth emerging markets. She received her B.Sc. in Agriculture Engineering at University of São Paulo, and completed the Executive Management and Global Strategy Leadership Programs at The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.

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