Marc Doyle has played a pivotal role establishing the strongest possible operating foundation for DuPont. He’s been instrumental in improving the speed and effectiveness of the company’s new product development, operating efficiency, and cost discipline, with a focus on shareholder returns.
Before taking on the role of CEO, Marc was Chief Operating Officer for DowDuPont’s Specialty Products Division, and prior to that, he served as executive vice president of DuPont, overseeing the company’s diverse industrial businesses, including Electronics & Communications, Industrial Biosciences, Nutrition & Health, Performance Materials, Protection Technologies, and Sustainable Solutions. He also led the pre-merger planning to develop a best-in-class cost structure, lean operating model, and synergy targets for the division.
Marc joined DuPont as a research engineer in 1995 and subsequently held positions spanning new business development, marketing, strategic planning, and business management. Before being appointed President of Protection Technologies in 2013, he served as global business director, first in Photovoltaic Solutions and then for the Kevlar® and Nomex® businesses. In these roles, he focused on building and leading customer-centric teams driving growth and value.
Marc earned a B.S. in chemical engineering from the University of Virginia and a Ph.D. in chemical engineering from the University of California at Berkeley.
President & CEO of SCG, Thailand
With the commitment to creating better living for society, Roongrote Rangsiyopash, President & CEO of SCG aims to drive SCG as a leading conglomerate in ASEAN with an emphasis on innovation to enhance customer’s life and healthy environment. The heart of his passion is to relentlessly motivate SCG people to create better stakeholders’ experiences and to ensure sustainable growth for societies where SCG operates.
Roongrote Rangsiyopash has been President & CEO of SCG since 2016. He joined SCG in 1987, and held many management positions within the group, such as President – SCG Packaging (2010-2014, formerly known as SCG Paper), CFO and Vice President of SCG (2005-2010), Director of Corporate Planning (2000-2005) and President of Tile Cera; SCG's ceramics tiles operations in the U.S.A. (1998-1999).
Rangsiyopash holds an MBA from the Harvard Business School (1993), an M.S. in Industrial Engineering from The University of Texas at Arlington (1987), and a B.Eng. from Chulalongkorn University (1985). He is married with one child and enjoys golf amongst his hobby.
CEO, Coal South Africa
July is an experienced mining executive with 30 years in industries that span coal, gold, nickel, chrome and platinum group metals. July has driven the transformation strategy for Coal SA by making transformation personal, engaging others openly and taking people along with him on this journey. Since his appointment as CEO for Coal SA in 2016 he has built a strong and committed top management team which is in line with the inclusion and diversity strategy.
He has a passion for people development and believes that leaders need to be single-minded in ensuring that people are getting the skills, challenges and exposure to be the future leaders in this industry.
July was appointed CEO of Anglo American's coal business in South Africa on 1 September 2016. He was previously the Executive Head of Processing at Anglo American Platinum. Prior to that he held several senior managerial and technical positions in Anglo American. In 2001, he transferred to Anglo American Platinum, where he was first appointed business manager of the Polokwane Smelter, then head of process technology.
July graduated in Engineering and Business Leadership from the Universities of Zimbabwe and South Africa respectively, and has completed the Columbia Business School's Senior Executive Programme.
Chief Executive Officer and Founder, Myelin Foundry
Dr. Gopichand Katragadda is the Founder and CEO of Myelin Foundry, an AI company with a vision to transform human experiences and outcomes in wellness and media & entertainment. He is an Independent Director of Bosch India Limited. He is also the Vice President of the IET, Board of Trustees, UK. Gopi is the immediate past Chairman of the CII National Technology Committee and the CII Western Region Innovation Taskforce. He is a GE Certified Six Sigma Master Black Belt. Gopi helped establish the Advanced Materials CoE at IIT-Madras and the Advanced Manufacturing CoE at IIT-Kharagpur. He has framed the CII-Tata Communications Digital Transformation CoE. Gopi also set up and managed the ongoing Tata research collaborations with Harvard and Yale.
Gopi has authored a book on innovation titled “SMASH,” currently in its second edition. He has over 30 journal publications, five patents, several invited presentations and citations of his research work.
Till January 2019, Gopi was the Group Chief Technology Officer and Innovation Head of Tata Sons. At Tata Sons, he facilitated the development of pioneering products and services, strategic technology collaboration, and innovation across the $100 Billion Tata Group. Previously, as the Chairman and Managing Director of GE India Technology Centre, he helped grow GE's largest R&D Centre – the John F. Welch Technology Centre, to be amongst the world's leaders in intellectual property generation.
Gopi holds a BE degree in Electronics Engineering from Bangalore University and MS, PhD degrees in Electrical Engineering from the Iowa State University.
Managing Director, JSW Cement
Today, Parth Jindal is the Managing Director of JSW Cement (currently a $400 Mn organisation with 14 MTPA capacity and is being steered towards 20 MTPA capacity by 2020), Managing Director of JSW Paints (a startup), Founder and Director of JSW Sports that owns and manages Bengaluru FC (ISL Champions 2019),Haryana Steelers and is Chairman and Co-Owner of Delhi Capitals. Parth Jindal is also the Founder of Inspire Institute of Sport (a visionary project to elevate India's Olympic caliber), Director of JSW Ventures and Director of JSW USA.
Under his stewardship, JSW Sports was honored with the “Rashtriya Khel Protsahan Puruskar 2018”, by the President of India, for Encouragement to Sports through Corporate Social Responsibility. He has been recognised as 'GQ's 50 Most Influential Young Indians for 2018' and felicitated by News24 as 2018 Youth Icon for his contribution to the Nation.
Prior to joining the $13 Bn JSW Group, Parth spent 2 years working abroad, starting with a hedge fund in New York before spending considerable time in Japan working for JFE Steel (JV Partners of JSW Steel). Here, he learnt the nuances of manufacturing and sales of auto grade steel. Upon joining the JSW Group, Parth took up a role as an Economic Analyst within the Group's Corporate Strategy arm and led strategic projects. He was instrumental in devising a new retail strategy for JSW Steel and additionally took up the challenging task of turning around some of JSW Group's loss-making entities where he continues to remain involved namely, JSW Cement and JSW Steel USA. At the Group level, Parth continues to lead and provide direction to the Human Resources and Information.
Parth Jindal earned his MBA from Harvard Business School in 2016 and his BA in Economics and Political Science from Brown University in 2012.
Managing Director – Asia Pacific, DuPont Sustainable Solutions
Srini is based in Singapore and has 34 years of international experience that includes managing operations and management consulting. He is currently leading the Asia Pacific Region of DSS, the global operational management consulting company founded by DuPont. He personally leads and supports multiple client engagements for companies across the Asia Pacific region and supports our global client engagements across multiple industries. He has designed and led projects involving cultural transformation, operations risk management, operational excellence and innovation. He has been a personal coach for CXOs for leading companies across Asia Pacific. Srini had been instrumental in developing and deploying a risk based approach to Process Safety Management globally.
Srini brings techno-commercial experience, coaching and people management skills. He has authored several papers and has been a keynote speaker, panelist in leadership forums, CCPS, IChemE events and other conferences. He is a member of Capabilities Working Group for defining Singapore WSH2028 strategy and has been an external advisor for Bachelors programme in Env. Health & Safety, University of Newcastle Singapore.
In his previous roles within DSS, Srini was the Business Director for India and ASEAN teams and Asia Pacific Fulfillment Director and has been with DSS for over 18 years.
Srini has a Bachelor (Hons) in Chemical Engineering from BITS – Pilani, 1986 and completed a course on Leading Strategic Growth from Columbia Business School Exec Online, 2016.