Elevance Renewable Sciences Names Don Johnson to Board of Directors

WOODRIDGE, Ill.--()--Elevance Renewable Sciences, Inc. announced today that W.D. (Don) Johnson, former senior vice president, human resources and member of the office of the CEO at DuPont, has joined Elevance’s board of directors.

“Don brings strong international and branding experience, and complements our board.”

Johnson served at DuPont in various international and domestic leadership roles for 36 years before his retirement in December 2010. This included his role as group vice president for global operations and engineering where he was responsible for all DuPont manufacturing and engineering, after leading DuPont’s global Nylon business.

As vice president and general manager, Johnson led DuPont’s Global Kevlar® and Nomex® businesses. He guided DuPont’s Japanese wholly owned and joint venture businesses, while resident there. And, earlier in his career, he led DuPont’s European Kevlar®, Nomex®, Tyvek®, Sontara®, and Typar® businesses.

“We are pleased to welcome Don to Elevance,” said K’Lynne Johnson, CEO of Elevance. “Don brings strong international and branding experience, and complements our board.”

Don Johnson received a Bachelor of Science degree in applied mathematics and Master of Science and PhD in mechanical engineering from North Carolina State University.

Johnson currently serves on the Board of Directors for Christiana Care Health Systems, the leading provider of health systems in Delaware.

About Elevance Renewable Sciences

Based in Woodridge, Ill., Elevance Renewable Sciences, Inc. creates valued specialty chemicals from natural oils. Using a Nobel Prize-winning technology called olefin metathesis, the company creates high performance ingredients for use in personal care products, detergents, fuels, lubricants and other specialty chemicals markets. To learn more about Elevance, visit www.elevance.com.


for Elevance Renewable Sciences, Inc.
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