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Dr. Larry Berger

Executive Vice President & Chief Technical Officer

Dr. Larry Berger is executive vice president and chief technical officer for Ecolab Inc.   

As chief technical officer, Dr. Berger is responsible for leading the global Research, Development & Engineering organization. Combining a deep understanding of customer problems with technology leadership, Ecolab RD&E takes an innovative systems approach to deliver superior solutions. The technical services team provides training and expertise that ensures Ecolab’s customers receive consistent, highly effective results.

Prior to joining Ecolab, Dr. Berger had a 22-year career at DuPont. Most recently he was chief technology officer for DuPont Nonwovens. He had also been managing director of DuPont Ventures and president of DuPont Photonics, where he had both technical leadership and P&L responsibility.

Dr. Berger received a bachelor’s degree in Engineering Chemistry from the State University of New York – Stony Brook and both a master’s and doctorate degree from Cornell University in Materials Science and Engineering.