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Charles O. Holliday, Jr. is Chairman of Royal Dutch Shell plc. He is also a Director of CH2MHILL, a civil engineering firm. He worked for DuPont  for 37 years,  where he served as Chief Executive Officer  from 1998 - 2008 and Chairman from 1999 - 2009. He also served as a director of Deere from 2007 - 2015. He was Chairman of Bank of America from 2010 - 2014. He is the former Chairman of The National Academy of Engineering, the US Council on Competitiveness and The World Business Council for Sustainable Development. He was appointed Chairman of the Executive Committee, Sustainable Energy for ALL, by the Secretary General of the United Nations and is a member of The American Academy of Arts and Sciences.  

Chad has a BS from the University of Tennessee and an Honorary Doctorate from Washington College and the Polytechnic University of New York.