ACS Names New Executive Director

Dec. 8, 2014
Retiring DuPont executive will take helm
The American Chemical Society, Washington, D.C., has chosen Thomas M. Connelly, Jr., as its new executive director. He will assume the position on February 17th, 2015. Currently, executive vice president and chief innovation office of DuPont, Connelly has served 36 years at DuPont and will be retiring from the firm at the end of this year.“Tom Connelly is uniquely qualified for this key ACS leadership post,” says ACS Board Chair William F. Carroll, Jr., Ph.D. “His passion for chemistry and vast experience with all segments of the global chemistry enterprise, as well as his accomplishments at DuPont in leading global businesses, innovation teams, and research and development operations, will be invaluable in bringing ACS to the next level of excellence.”“I am honored to have been selected as executive director and CEO of the American Chemical Society by the ACS Board of Directors,” says Connelly. “My career has been entirely within the chemical enterprise, serving in research, manufacturing and business roles. I am looking forward to using that experience as executive director and CEO to serve our more than 161,000 members and advance the goals and priorities of the Society.”For more details, visit this page.

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