Daryl Roberts

Chief Operations and Engineering Officer

Daryl Roberts is Chief Operations & Engineering Officer at DuPont. He is a visionary and global leader in the manufacturing industry, with experience in driving improved productivity, business performance, compliance, health and safety, and profitability. 

 He joined the company in 2018 and leads the integrated operations and engineering organizations. Daryl focuses on organizational growth and profitability by assessing, strategizing, funding, and directing high-impact initiatives for corporate and manufacturing operations globally.

Daryl has extensive experience in building cohesive organizations, mentoring and leading teams to sustainable, exceptional performance.

Prior to DuPont, Daryl spent 20 years at Arkema, Inc., where he was vice president of Operations, Technology and Regulatory Compliance and director of Health and Safety. In addition, he was manufacturing director for the Functional Additives business, managing facilities in the Americas and process technology resources, globally. A former process engineer, he also was a plant manager.

Daryl spent his early professional years at Eastman Kodak in both engineering and Health and Safety roles

He is a member of the Board of Directors of the American Chemistry Council, Board of Advisors, American Institute of Chemical Engineers Foundation, and Board of Directors, National Action Committee for Minorities in Engineering (NACME).

Daryl earned a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from Howard University on a R.O.T.C. scholarship and was commissioned as a Reserve Officer in the Army after graduation. He also received an M.S. degree from the University of Rochester and an M.B.A. from the Rochester Institute of Technology.