James C. Collins, Jr.

James C. Collins, Jr., Chief Executive Officer of Corteva Agriscience

Mr. Collins is the chief executive officer of Corteva. He previously served as the chief operating officer of the Agriculture Division of DowDuPont Inc. since September 2017. Prior to this appointment, Mr. Collins was executive vice president of DuPont with responsibility for the company’s agriculture segment, including DuPont Pioneer and Crop Protection, since January 2016. Prior to this, beginning in September 2013, he was senior vice president with responsibility for DuPont’s performance materials segment, was named to the position of executive vice president in December 2014, and added responsibility for the electronics & communications segment in July 2015. Previously, Mr. Collins was vice president for acquisition & integration of Danisco, since January 2011, and was named president of DuPont’s industrial biosciences segment in May of that year. From 2004 to 2010, he was responsible for DuPont’s crop protection segment as vice president and general manager and then president. Mr. Collins joined DuPont as an engineer in 1984 and held positions in engineering, supervision and business management at a variety of manufacturing sites. In 1993, he joined the agriculture sales & marketing group where he served in a variety of roles across the globe supporting DuPont’s seed and crop protection businesses. Mr. Collins currently serves on the board of directors of CropLife International. He also serves on the Advisory Councils of the University of Tennessee Loan Oaks Farm and the Food Forever Initiative Global Crop Diversity Trust and the National 4H Council.