Charles O. Holliday, Jr.

Chairman, Royal Dutch Shell plc

Charles O. Holliday, Jr., was appointed Chairman of the Company with effect from May 2015, having previously served as a Non-Executive Director since September 2010. He is the retired Chair of the Board of Directors and Chief Executive Officer of DuPont, positions he held for 11 years. He was a Director on the Board of Directors at Bank of America since 2009, and served as Chairman from 2010 until October 2014. He serves as a member of the board of directors of Deere & Co., and CH2MHILL. He is a member (Chair) of both the National Academy of Engineering and the Executive Committee of Sustainable Energy for All (SE4ALL). He is Chairman Emeritus of the board of the Council on Competitiveness, a founding member of the International Business Council and previously served as Chairman of the following organizations: Catalyst, an organization supporting women’s advancement in leadership positions; The Business Council; Society of Chemical Industry, American Section; and World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD). He currently also serves as the Chairman of the Global Federation of Competitiveness Councils.

My Sessions

Optimizing the Nation for a New Innovation and Competitiveness Future

Atrium Ballroom A

The Council on Competitiveness Board and Executive Committee has called for the formation of a new, “National Commission on Innovation & Competitiveness Frontiers,” a three-year effort to focus on America’s innovation and competitiveness challenges and opportunities. The opportunity for the Council is to leverage its distinctive membership, network and history to create a policy agenda […]