Peter Ford

President, Asia Pacific Corteva Agriscience™

 

Peter Ford is President, Asia Pacific, for Corteva Agriscience™.  Based at the company’s Asia Pacific Head Office in Singapore, he is responsible for the leadership and all commercial activities for the region.

Prior to his current role, he served as Regional Business Director, Asia Pacific for DuPont Crop Protection, with responsibility for the business across the region.

After starting his career in agricultural retail, Peter was with DuPont for over 30 years.  From 1988 – 2011, he had the opportunity to lead various aspects of the DuPont Crop Protection business in Australia and Asia Pacific (Sales, Supply Chain) and North America (Marketing, Sales and General Management). He has also led the Six Sigma organizations in both Asia Pacific and Europe, as well as managed large-scale projects such as the Asia Pacific and Global SAP R3 implementations.

He was appointed Director of Marketing and Strategic Planning for Dupont Crop Protection in 2011 when he relocated to Singapore to lead the marketing and strategic planning functions of the Asia Pacific business.

He was named Regional Business Director, DuPont (Chemours) Titanium Technologies Asia Pacific in 2013, where he successfully led all aspects of the Asia Pacific business and prepared the unit for public listing as an independent company.

Peter completed his MBA (Hons) at Emory Goizueta Business School, where he was awarded Most Outstanding Student. He attained Six Sigma Master Black Belt accreditation in 2001. In addition to these qualifications, Peter brings extensive insight to the business drawing on his varied functional expertise complemented by his global perspective.

Peter was born in Australia. He is married and has three children. When he is at home, Peter spends his time playing multiple sports and enjoying good wine and food with family and friends.