Chemicals Ellen Kullman

  • Dow CEO Andrew Liveris will get $52.8 million in cash, stock and other payments, including about $40 million he is already entitled to on his retirement, DowDuPont said in a regulatory filing. DuPont's Edward Breen, who replaced Ellen Kullman as CEO in October, will get $27.2 million, DowDuPont said. The news of Liveris's retirement was seen as a victory for Daniel...

  • March 3- DowDuPont, the entity to be created by the merger of DuPont with Dow Chemical Co, said the chief executives of the two companies would get a combined $80 million in "golden parachute" payments after DowDuPont splits into three. Dow CEO Andrew Liveris will get $52.8 million in cash, stock and other payments, while DuPont CEO Edward Breen will get $27.2 million,...

  • *Sees 2016 operating profit of $2.95- $3.10/ shr vs est. The company's previous cost-reduction plan, launched under former CEO Ellen Kullman, had pegged cuts at $1.3 billion by the end of 2016 from 2013 levels. The company said it expects full-year operating earnings of $2.95- $3.10 per share, compared with analysts' average estimate of $3.10 per share, according to...

  • Dec 9- A potential marriage of chemicals titans Dow Chemical and DuPont would draw intense scrutiny from regulators in the United States and other countries, but Wall Street welcomed the reported merger talks, lifting shares of both companies by 12 percent. "I look at it like Pepsi and Coca-Cola merging, then splitting into syrup, bottling, and snacks& sundry...

  • Dec 9- Merger talks between Dow Chemical Co and DuPont to create a chemicals titan with a $130 billion market value lifted Dow shares to a record on Wednesday and put DuPont on track for its biggest daily gain in more than six years. The Wall Street Journal first reported on Tuesday that the companies were in advanced merger talks that would create a chemicals...

  • Dec 9- Merger talks between Dow Chemical Co and DuPont are likely to have been precipitated by shareholder pressure and weakening demand for crop-protection chemicals, and such a deal would have been unlikely even a few months ago. The Wall Street Journal first reported on Tuesday that the companies were in advanced talks to merge to become a $120 billion...

  • NEW YORK, Nov 16- When Carly Fiorina started at Hewlett-Packard Co in July 1999, one of her first acts as chief executive officer was to start buying back the company's shares. By the time she was ousted in 2005, HP had snapped up $14 billion of its stock, more than its $12 billion in profits during that time. Following him, Leo Apotheker bought back $10 billion in shares...

  • *Succeeds company veteran Ellen Kullman. Nov 9- DuPont' s interim Chief Executive Edward Breen will keep his job permanently, setting the stage for the executive best known for the turnaround and breakup of Tyco International Plc to complete a wider overhaul of the chemicals and seed producer. Breen's appointment after less than a year with DuPont was announced...

  • *Succeeds company veteran Ellen Kullman. Nov 9- DuPont named interim Chief Executive Edward Breen to the top post, permanently handing over the reins of the stumbling conglomerate to an industry veteran best known for overseeing the turnaround and breakup of Tyco International Plc. Breen, who was also appointed chairman, took over as interim CEO on Oct. 16 after...

  • Nov 9- Chemicals and seeds company DuPont said it appointed interim Chief Executive Edward Breen its permanent CEO and chairman. Breen has been the company's interim CEO since Oct. 16, when veteran Ellen Kullman suddenly stepped down. Nelson Peltz's Trian Fund Management, which lost a proxy battle for DuPont's board seats in May, has said DuPont can save $2...

  • Nov 9- DuPont said it appointed interim Chief Executive Edward Breen its permanent CEO and chairman.

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  • Dupont CEO: We are spinning off our chemicals division

    Ellen Kullman, Dupont chairman and CEO, is focused on 3 strategic priorities for the company including the science of extending leadership in agriculture and nutrition, strengthening its advance materials portfolio, and building out industrial bio-science. Agriculture is the one consistent thing around the world going strong, Kullman adds.