Year Inducted / Awarded: 2005
Member Award: Academy of Distinguished Engineers
Mark Vergnano is the President and CEO of The Chemours Company, a different kind of chemistry company driven to create a more colorful, capable, and cleaner world through the power of chemistry.
Vergnano began his career at DuPont in 1980 as a process engineer in its fibers business. He went on to serve the company in various leadership capacities prior to being named to his current role in 2015.
Born in Hartford, Connecticut, Vergnano received his Bachelor of Science degree in chemical engineering from the University of Connecticut and master’s degree in business administration from Virginia Commonwealth University.
He is the past Chairman of the Board of Directors of both the American Chemistry Council and the National Safety Council. He is a member of the Board of Directors of Johnson Controls International and the 2018 recipient of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers’ Government and Industry Leaders Award.