Meet the DuPont Photovoltaic Solutions Leadership Team
Global Business Director, DuPont Photovoltaic Solutions
Dr. Chuck Xu was appointed Global Business Director for DuPont Photovoltaic Solutions, effective November, 2013. Prior to this, Dr. Xu was Chief Executive Officer of Hong Kong based DuPont Apollo, a wholly-owned subsidiary of DuPont specializing in silicon-based thin film solar technology.
Dr. Xu has held a variety of global leadership positions since he joined DuPont in July 2002 as Vice President of Marketing and Business Development of DuPont Photonics Technologies. Dr. Xu served as Business Development Director for DuPont Displays from 2005 to 2007, and as General Manager for the DuPont LCD Solutions business. In late 2008, he became President of DuPont Authentication Inc., a global leader providing total anti-counterfeit solutions.
Before joining DuPont, Dr. Xu was executive director of Telephotonics, Inc., a U.S. based venture capital funded telecom startup. Dr. Xu was a key leader starting up the company, transforming it from an R&D organization to a commercial business and leading its acquisition by DuPont in July 2002. Prior to joining Telephotonics, Dr. Xu spent 6 years at Honeywell assuming a variety of technology and management roles.
Born in China, Dr. Xu received his Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry from Peking University, a Ph.D. in Chemistry from the University of Southern California and an MBA from Columbia University.