Director – Geneva Innovation Centre & Global Technology Leader – Performance Materials
Fred has over 20 years’ experience in process innovation and product development. He heads the European Corporate Innovation Centre in Geneva , Switzerland , where innovation collisions between all DuPont businesses and our (mostly) European customers and partners happen. He also leads the Global R&D Team for Performance Materials within the Transportation and Industrial (T&I) Business of DuPont. T&I provides high – performance engineering resins, adhesives, and lubricants to enable material systems solutions for the most demanding applications and environments, including aerospace, automotive, medical devices, energy production, and more. Before relocating
from Kingston Ontario to the Geneva area in 2019, he was R&D Director for DuPont Canada and leader of the corporate process development group, reporting to the CTO. He is passionate about core values and particularly employee engagement and sustainability. Fred holds a MScE (98) and PhD (02) in Chemical Engineering from the University of
New Brunswick, Canada and graduated from Ecole Nationale Superieure de Chimie de Montpellier (98).