Mrs. Kullman served as Chief Executive Officer of E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company, or DuPont, a provider of basic materials and innovative products and services for diverse industries, from January 2009 to October 2015 and as Chair of DuPont from December 2009 to October 2015. She served as President of DuPont from October 2008 to December 2008. From June 2006 through September 2008, she served as Executive Vice President of DuPont. Before her service in that position, Mrs. Kullman was Group Vice President-DuPont Safety & Protection. She served as Chair of the US-China Business Council, a member of the US-India CEO Forum and on the executive committee of the Business Council. She is a member of the National Academy of Engineering and co-chaired their Committee on Changing the Conversation: From Research to Action. Mrs. Kullman also serves as a director of United Technologies Corporation, a provider of high-technology products and services to the building systems and aerospace industries, Amgen Inc., a developer and manufacturer of human therapeutics, and The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., a global investment banking, securities and investment management firm. She is a member of the board of trustees of Northwestern University and serves on the board of overseers at Tufts University School of Engineering. The Board selected Mrs. Kullman to serve as a director because of her leadership and operating experience as the former Chair and CEO of DuPont, her extensive experience with technology and product development, and experience implementing business strategy around the world.