About Richard DeSchutter

 
Dr. David Portman

Richard DeSchutter has been president of asset management firm L.B. Gemini, Inc. since 2000. He previously was a chief executive officer and president of DuPont Pharmaceutical Co., and chief administration officer at Monsanto Co., where he worked for 35 years. He also held roles as chairman, CEO and president of G.D. Searle Pharmaceuticals & Co., and chief administration officer of Pharmacia LLC. DeSchutter has significant experience as a director of several companies, including Incyte Corp., Sprout Pharmaceuticals Inc., Smith & Nephew Inc., Ecolab, and ING Americas.