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Matthias Heinzel president, DuPont Nutrition & Health

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Wilmington, De., USA - DuPont, a chemical company, named Matthias Heinzel, president, DuPont Nutrition & Health, effective January 1, 2015.

Mr. Heinzel joined DuPont in 2003 following prior leadership roles in the telecommunications industry and at McKinsey & Company.

Mr. Heinzel has held several business leadership roles in DuPont Imaging Technologies, Authentication and Packaging Graphics.

In 2013 he was appointed global business director, Enablers, DuPont Nutrition & Health, where he has been leading significant business improvement.

He is succeeding Craig F. Binetti who is retiring following 38 years of service to the company.

Mr. Binetti joined DuPont in 1977 where his early career spanned a variety of professional and managerial positions covering research, manufacturing, finance, sales, marketing and business positions in the Chemicals, Pigments, Elastomers, Polymers and Fiber businesses.

From 1991 to 1998, Mr. Binetti held a number of positions in the paper, film and resins businesses in the United States and in Europe.

From 1998 to 2002 he was vice president and general manager of Polyester Fibers, Resins & Intermediates. In March 2002 he was named vice president and general manager of DuPont Packaging & Industrial Polymers.

In June 2007 he was named president of DuPont Nutrition & Health and chairman of Solae.