Gil Meyer directs issues and crisis management programs for DuPont worldwide. In addition to these roles, he tracks future trends for DuPont.
Gil has been with DuPont for 24 years, serving in a wide range of Public Affairs and Regulatory Affairs roles. His current position at the corporate level began in 2004. For the previous 13 years he supported company interests in agriculture, food and biotechnology.
His current assignment includes nanotechnology issues management, recall preparedness, chemicals risk management, and pandemic planning. Gil coordinated the company’s response to the Katrina/Rita and Gutav/Ike hurricanes, the financial crisis, the H1N1 pandemic and the 2011 Japan earthquake.
Externally, Gil gives presentations and conducts customer workshops on crisis management, emerging issues, and future trends. He previously served on the Board of Directors and Executive Committee of the International Food Information Council (IFIC), a leading organization of the food industry. He is currently on the Board of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Delaware.
Gil and his wife live in Delaware and have two grown sons. Gil holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism and a master’s degree in plant pathology, both from West Virginia University.