Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam, September 2, 2013
DuPont Vietnam, the leading science company, appoints Sittideth Sriprateth as the new Managing Director as it embarks on the next stage of its growth strategy. He succeeds Farra Siregar who has been relocated to Singapore assuming a regional business role within DuPont.
Sittideth brings a wealth of senior and executive management experience gained from various regional roles across Asia Pacific and in the US with leading chemical and polymer companies. Prior to DuPont Vietnam, he was named DuPont ASEAN Business Development Manager and Asia Pacific Pricing Leader of Titanium Technologies business, based in Thailand, during January 2012 until July 2013.
In his new role, Sittideth leads the business operations and development of the company as it drives forward to the next stage of its growth and collaboration among organizations and experts across key industries to build sustainable growth for Vietnam. He continues growing DuPont’s leading position in key strategic sectors – agriculture & food, solar energy, and advanced materials.
Besides Vietnam, Sittideth is also leading business development in Myanmar in which DuPont plans to establish its new entity and operations before end of 2013.
Being a native of Thailand, Sittideth holds a Bachelor’s Degree of Science (Industrial Microbiology) from King Mongkut’s University of Technology Thonburi. He also holds a Master’s Degree of Science with focus on Food Technology from Chulalongkorn University, and MBA from Sasin Graduate Institute of Business Administrative Chulalongkorn University, Thailand.
DuPont (NYSE: DD) has been bringing world-class science and engineering to the global marketplace in the form of innovative products, materials, and services since 1802. The company believes that by collaborating with customers, governments, NGOs, and thought leaders we can help find solutions to such global challenges as providing enough healthy food for people everywhere, decreasing dependence on fossil fuels, and protecting life and the environment. For additional information about DuPont and its commitment to inclusive innovation, please visit http://www.dupont.com.