Chairman, Royal Dutch Shell plc Chairman, Global Federation of Competitiveness Councils
Mr. Chad Holliday was appointed Chairman of Royal Dutch Shell plc in May 2015, having previously served as a Non-executive Director since September 2010. He was Chief Executive Officer of DuPont from 1998 to 2009, and Chairman from 1999 to 2009. He joined DuPont in 1970 after receiving a B.S. in industrial engineering from the University of Tennessee and held various manufacturing and business assignments, including a six-year, Tokyo-based posting as President of DuPont Asia/Pacific. He has previously served as Chairman of Bank of America Corporation, The Business Council, Catalyst, the National Academy of Engineering, the Society of Chemical Industry – American Section and the World Business Council for Sustainable Development, and is a founding member of the International Business Council. He is Chair of the Administrative board of SE4ALL and is a Director of CH2M and HCA Holdings, Inc.
Opening remarks from hosts of the Global Innovation Summit followed by a presentation of the 2017 editions of GFCC annual publications: Global Competitiveness Principles and Best Practices in Competitiveness Strategy.
The world is experiencing a time of unprecedented transformation with technologies disrupting business, work, society and life. The global landscape is not short of challenges. Climate and demographic change, urbanization and increased connectivity give origin to a moment in history in which we require new solutions in order to build sustainable business models, economies and […]
Technology can open great opportunities for sustainable development, but technology alone cannot render a better future. The creation and deployment of sustainable production and consumption models at a global scale will require accelerated learning – in policy, business, finance and workforce development. Global collaboration and engagement are increasingly relevant, as most of the challenges we […]
The gala dinner is an invitation-only social event that gathers business and policy leaders from around the globe. The 2017 recipient of the Global Competitiveness Award will be honored at the gala.