David Colcleugh (ChemE 5T9, MASc 6T0, PhD 6T2) has received the Engineering Alumni Medal at the 2016 Engineering Alumni Association awards. Colcleugh’s leadership in commercial organizations forms an impressive record of personal growth and development through many levels at DuPont, rising to be president of DuPont Asia-Pacific and then chairman, president and CEO of DuPont Canada. Since his retirement in 2003, Colcleugh has been using his leadership expertise to build and grow companies and teach the next generation of entrepreneurs, executives and engineers. His leadership philosophy and pedagogy has had a profound influence at U of T Engineering.
The EAA awards, which celebrate alumni for their outstanding contributions to the Skule™ community as well as their remarkable career achievements, were presented at the Great Hall at Hart House on November 3.