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DuPont Names John G. McCool Vice President & General Manager of Refinish Systems Business


WILMINGTON, Del., May 4, 2006 - DuPont today announced the appointment of John G. McCool as vice president and general manager of the company’s Refinish Systems business. DuPont Refinish Systems produces paint and related products for the automotive aftermarket. McCool replaces Eric G. Melin who is leaving the company to pursue other opportunities.

McCool, 53, who most recently served as global business director for DuPont Fluorochemicals, joined DuPont in 1976 as an accountant and business analyst. Since then he has held a variety of manufacturing and business management positions in the company’s fibers and films businesses. As director of DuPont Power, he had overall responsibility for developing a corporate energy strategy. McCool also served as Six Sigma Champion for DuPont Global Sourcing and Logistics.

DuPont is a science company. Founded in 1802, DuPont puts science to work by creating sustainable solutions essential to a better, safer, healthier life for people everywhere. Operating in more than 70 countries, DuPont offers a wide range of innovative products and services for markets including agriculture, nutrition, electronics, communications, safety and protection, home and construction, transportation and apparel.


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