The miracles of science™

Select Industry


DuPont in Canada - Our Company

Meet the Executives

Image of Michael Oxley - DuPont

Michael J. Oxley
President and Chief Financial Officer, DuPont Canada

Executive Biography

Michael Oxley is the President and Chief Financial Officer of DuPont Canada.

Mr. Oxley began his career at DuPont in 1975 in the Financial Services Division in Montreal, Quebec.  From 1980 to 1989, he held a variety of roles in the DuPont Canada Pension Management Unit, including Equity Portfolio Manager.

From 1989 to 2000, Mr. Oxley held various Senior Financial Management roles for most of the company’s businesses, including Corporate Development, Medical Products, Performance Coatings, Engineering Polymers and the Nylon business.

In 2000, Mr. Oxley was appointed to the position of Treasurer and Director of Financial Operations and Investor Relations Officer.  In 2003, he became the Chief Financial Officer of DuPont Canada and Director of Finance for the Nutrition and Health Business.

In December 2008, Mr. Oxley was appointed President and Chief Financial Officer of DuPont Canada.

In 2009, Mr. Oxley was elected to serve on the Board of Directors of the Canadian Chemical Producers' Association.  In 2011, he was appointed Chair of the Chemistry Industry Association of Canada.

In June 2012, Mr. Oxley was appointed to serve on the Board of Directors of the Credit Valley Hospital Foundation and, in August 2012, was appointed as a member of Ontario’s new Prevention Council on workplace health and safety.

Born in Montreal, Quebec, Mr. Oxley graduated from Concordia University with a Bachelor of Commerce in Economics.

DuPont is a science-based products and services company.  Founded in 1802, DuPont puts science to work by creating sustainable solutions essential to a better, safer, healthier life for people everywhere.  Our origins in Canada extend back to 1877.  Today, we have over 1,400 employees in locations across the country.  Our Research and Business Development Centre in Kingston, Ontario, is a world leader in the combined development of polymer products and processes that supports DuPont businesses around the world.  Operating in more than 70 countries, DuPont offers a wide range of innovative products and services for markets including agriculture and food; building and construction; communications; and transportation.