Donald D. Wirth is vice president – Global Operations, Corporate Supply Chains. He joined DuPont as a project manager in 1981 in Sydney, Australia
He then held plant and site manager roles in Explosives and Imaging. In 1989, he was appointed general manager - Operations for DuPont Australia. In 1992, he was transferred to Singapore as operations director - Agriculture Products. In 1999, he moved to the United States as Six Sigma Champion for the Agriculture Enterprise. In 2001, he was appointed global operations director - DuPont Crop Protection. In 2006 he was named as vice president - Operations, Agriculture & Nutrition. In July 2007 he was named vice president of Global Operations – Excellence, Center of Competency to lead implementation of the DuPont Production System. He was named to his current position in October 2009.
Prior to joining DuPont, Mr. Wirth worked with W.E.B Consulting from 1975-1981 as a consulting Engineer and associate.
He received a bachelor's degree in chemical engineering from the University of New South Wales in 1974.