18-Apr-2001 - DuPont

DuPont Names McKinsey's David G. Bills Vice President of Corporate Plans

DuPont today announced the appointment of David G. Bills, 39, as vice president – Corporate Plans, effective May 1.

Bills is currently a partner in the Chicago office of McKinsey & Company, providing strategic guidance and consultation on a wide range of issues facing major industrial and technology companies.

"The breadth of Dave's experience and his proven track record in strategic planning, mergers and acquisitions, and marketing for major corporations make him an ideal fit for DuPont," said John W. Himes, DuPont senior vice president for Corporate Strategy. "We expect him to make an extremely strong contribution to the company's sustainable growth mission as the leader of our Corporate Plans function."

At McKinsey, Bills has served as co-leader of the firm's worldwide Growth Strategy Practice and is a member of the Chemicals and Corporate Strategy Practices. He also was the founder of the McKinsey Business-to-Business Marketing Practice. Prior to McKinsey, Bills was employed by Exxon.

He has a bachelor's degree in chemical engineering from the University of Wisconsin and an MBA from the Harvard Graduate School of Business.

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