Jim Collins, DuPont: Growth When You Least Expect It

The Executive Vice President of DuPont, Jim Collins, presented the 2016 William K. Deal Endowed Leadership Lecture “Growth Comes When You Least Expect It" on Oct. 5 at Iowa State University.

Collins began working at DuPont Manufacturing in 1984 as an engineer and worked in a variety of roles until he became a sales representative and project manager in agriculture sales and marketing in 1993. He held global roles for the next several years advancing from vice president and general manager to president of DuPont Crop Protection. Most recently, he was named executive vice president for the DuPont agriculture segment: DuPont Pioneer and Crop Protection.