Year Inducted / Awarded: 2005
Member Award: Academy of Distinguished Engineers
Mark Vergnano is Vice President and General Manager of DuPont Nonwovens, one of the major Strategic Business Units of E.I. DuPont de Nemours Co., Inc. Mr. Vergnano oversees more than 2,000 employees worldwide and is responsible for $1.3 billion in annual revenues. DuPont Nonwovens targets markets in personal protection, construction, health care, envelopes and apparel with brands including Tyvek’, Typar’, Sontara’, Softesse’ and Suprel’. Mr. Vergnano has spent his entire 25-year career with DuPont, beginning within Research and Development and leading to management of several business units including Teflon’ Fibers, Nomex’ and Tyvek’ as well as serving as Regional Director for DuPont Nonwovens in Europe, located in Geneva, Switzerland.