JOSÉ R. ÁLVAREZBorn in Sagua la Grande, Las Villas
Raised in Central Ramona, Las Villas
Graduated, High School, from Instituto de Segunda Enseñanza de la Habana, night session, 1956.
Attended Universidad de Santo Tomas de Villanueva, Havana, School of Chemical Engineering for 4.75 yrs until Bay of Pigs in 1961
Graduated from Villanova University, BChE, 1962
Joined E.I. DuPont de Nemours & Co. in 1962, Wilmington, DE, retired in 1998
Held numeroous staff, supervisory and managerial positions.
Fields of activity included:
Process Development, Manufacturing, Suppy Chain Development, Development of Manufacturing facilities, and Operations Development, worldwide, all in the area of Agricultural Chemicals.
Married, father of five, grandfather of six.