Katherine (Katie) M. Snyder

Area(s) of Expertise: Executive Management, International, Leadership Coaching, Marketing, Operations
Key Industries: Aerospace, Automotive Manufacturing, Energy

Experience

Katie Snyder & Associates, President
Executive and leadership coach specializing in helping business and analytical leaders be more successful. Consulting focused on step-change performance and workforce transformation.

DuPont, President, First Chemical Corporation
Managed all aspects of $500M revenue chemical intermediates business, including three world-scale manufacturing units and a team of over 300 people. Led the business through large-scale transformation, from diagnosing the business situation and developing robust, creative strategic options that outlined over 200x step-change earnings growth and harvest opportunities. Served as Business Merger and Acquisition lead for two separate and highly successful transactions. Redesigned technology sales strategy to double this earnings stream.

DuPont Advanced Fibers, Global Business Manager
Business Leader for $500M Kevlar® and Nomex® product lines in seven diverse global segments, including aerospace, fiber optics, automotive, sporting goods, and oil and gas. Board member for Kevlar Joint Venture in Japan, Toray DuPont Company, with a focus on growth, technical innovation, and governance.

DuPont Animal Health, Business and Integration Manager
Integration Manager for the acquisition of Antec International, a global business serving animal and human health cleaning and disinfectants market with operations in the United Kingdom and South Africa. Global Business Manager for Global Animal Health business with $25M in revenues. Developed animal health growth strategies for the key markets of China, Thailand, and Brazil. Designed growth by acquisition strategy for North America.

Education
  • MAPP, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • BS, Chemical Engineering, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, Oklahoma
  • Leadership Coaching Certification, Hudson Institute and International Coaching Federation