CEO Ellen Kullman lost her battle with activist shareholders and ultimately was replaced by Edward Breen, who will oversee the company’s merger with Dow Chemical (No. 56 on this year’s Fortune 500) and which is expected to close by late 2016.
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Lessons from chiefs (and former chiefs) of DuPont, TaskRabbit, and Ulta Beauty
EPA wants to open the door to more kinds of biofuel.
Officials say the companies have not provided key information.
Farewell to Marissa Mayer and Ellen Kullman.
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Andrew Liveris explains the future of Dow DuPont.
On Fortune Live, host Leigh Gallagher welcomes Fuseproject founder Yves Béhar, Oscar Health CEO Mario Schlosser and ClassPass CEO Payal Kadakia.
Shares of both companies jumped about 12% after the news.