Christy Wright is the Global Food Chain Leader for Crop Protection at Corteva Agriscience. She is responsible for leading Corteva’s efforts to align its Crop Protection business with the needs of the downstream food value chain, including sustainable sourcing initiatives and supporting customers in meeting food standards.
Christy joined Dow AgroSciences, one of Corteva’s predecessor organizations, in 2010. She has held roles in the company’s U.S. and global business, including brand management responsibilities and leadership of the company’s U.S. Seeds communications team. Christy also held roles in the company’s External Affairs division, such as leading global advocacy and policy activities for Corteva’s Crop Protection Business. She began her career working in public affairs and for integrated advertising and communications firms Young & Laramore and Hetrick Communications.
Christy graduated from Indiana University with Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees in Public Affairs. She is also a graduate of the Richard G. Lugar Excellence in Public Service Series and the Indiana AgriInstitute’s Agriculture Leadership Program.