Chad Holliday was appointed as a Non-executive Director of the Company with effect from September 2010, and is currently Chairman of the Corporate and Social Responsibility Committee and Member of the Remuneration Committee. He was Chief Executive Officer of DuPont from 1998 to 2009, and Chairman from 1999 to 2009. He is a member of the Board of Directors of Bank of America Corporation, having previously served as Chairman up until September 2014, and is also a Director of Deere & Company.
Commenting, Mr Ollila said, ‘I am delighted that the Board has appointed Chad Holliday to succeed me as Chairman. He has a distinguished track record as an international businessman and I am sure he is the right person to chair the Board going forward after the 2015 AGM.’
Chad Holliday commented ‘I am honoured to be appointed Chairman of this great company, and I look forward to working with Ben van Beurden and the whole Board to deliver the strategy.’