WILMINGTON, Del., June 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- DuPont today
announced that Kimberly Markiewicz
has been appointed Vice President, Diversity, Equity &
Inclusion (DE&I). She will report to Darrell Ford, Chief Human Resources Officer.
In this role, Markiewicz will advance DuPont's global DE&I
programs and initiatives to help fuel innovation that leads to
"I am thrilled with Kimberly's appointment as she brings the
knowledge, passion and leadership to further our commitment to
diversity, equity and inclusion so everyone in and outside our
DuPont community can feel safe, valued, seen and heard," said Ford.
"Kim is the right person at this unique time in our history to
drive meaningful change."
Markiewicz currently serves as a leader of DuPont PRIDE Employee
Resource Group, and is an active sponsor and presenter of LGBTQ+
workshops at national conferences and events. Her appointment
elevates DuPont's ongoing focus on and commitment to DE&I
programs and initiatives, as she takes full responsibility for
Throughout her career, Markiewicz has been a leader in advancing
underrepresented populations in STEM fields and women and
minorities in the workplace. She is a member of the Society of
Women Engineers Corporate Partnership Council, the Women in
Engineering Pro-active Network, the American Society for
Engineering Education (ASEE) which includes serving on the DuPont
Minorities in Engineering Award Committee.
"I look forward to what we can accomplish in cultivating an even
more diverse, equitable and inclusive work culture that leads
toward sustainable organizational progress," said Markiewicz. "I
fundamentally believe we can effect that change to meet the
challenges we face today and support a diverse workforce that
delivers on a promise of innovation and drives positive change in
the communities we call home."
Markiewicz is also actively engaged in community organizations,
including the Delaware Fund for Women, YWCA, the Human Rights
Campaign and mentoring in her local school district.
Markiewicz joined DuPont in 1995 as a chemical engineer. Since
that time, she has held roles of increasing responsibility in
engineering, operations, human resources, and environmental, health
and safety. She most recently served as Vice President,
Environmental, Health & Safety. She received a BS in chemical
engineering from University of
To learn more about DuPont's DE&I actions and efforts,
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