WILMINGTON, Del. and MISSISSAUGA, Ontario -- DuPont has named William B. White president of DuPont Canada.

White succeeds Douglas W. Muzyka, who was named president of DuPont Greater China and DuPont China Holding, Co. Ltd. last month.

White, 54, has held a variety of global business unit leadership roles since he joined the company 32 years ago, including in DuPont Titanium Technologies, DuPont Chemical Solutions Enterprise and DuPont Safety Resources. In his new role, he will be located at DuPont Canada's headquarters in Mississauga, Ontario.

Prior to his appointment to lead DuPont Canada, White was director of business improvement at the company's headquarters in Wilmington. Working across the corporation, he led programs focused on growth through marketing and sales transformation. White graduated from Purdue University with a degree in mechanical engineering. He also chairs the Mechanical Engineering advisory committee at Purdue.

DuPont Canada offers a wide range of products and services to promote customers' growth in key markets. The company's origins in Canada date to 1877. With 1,000 employees in administrative and sales offices across Canada, as well as manufacturing operations in Whitby, Ontario, and Thetford-Mines, Quebec, DuPont Canada also has a Research, Development and Engineering Centre in Kingston, Ontario, that is a world leader in the combined development of polymer products and processes that supports DuPont businesses around the world.

SOURCE: DuPont via PR Newswire.