Executive Chairman and Former Chief Executive Officer, U.S. Bancorp
Mr. Richard Davis serves on the Materials Advisory Committee of the Board of Directors of DowDuPont Inc.
Mr. Davis was elected to the Dow Board of Directors in May 2015.
Mr. Davis is Executive Chairman and former Chief Executive Officer of Minneapolis-based U.S. Bancorp, the fifth largest bank in the United States. Mr. Davis has served as Chairman of U.S. Bancorp since December 2007 and served as Chief Executive Officer from December 2006 to April 2017. He also served as President from October 2004 until January 2016 and was the Chief Operating Officer of U.S. Bancorp from October 2004 until December 2006.
Mr. Davis was also an Executive Vice President at Bank of America and Security Pacific Bank prior to joining Star Banc Corporation, which was one of U.S. Bancorp’s legacy companies.
Mr. Davis brings extensive leadership skills and financial services industry experience and knowledge to the Board. During his career, he has served as Chairman of the Financial Services Roundtable, Chairman of the Consumer Bankers Association, Chairman of The Clearing House, and representative for the Ninth District of the Federal Reserve, where he was President of its Financial Advisory Committee. Additionally, his service as a member and prior lead director of the Xcel Energy board of directors broadens his experience of overseeing management in an industry subject to extensive regulation.
Mr. Davis also currently serves on the board of directors of the National American Red Cross, The Itasca Project, the Minnesota Business Partnership, The Minnesota Institute of Arts, the Twin Cities YMCA, and the University of San Diego. He was also one of three executive co-Chairs that made the presentation to the NFL to secure the Super Bowl coming to Minneapolis in 2018. He continues to serve on the 2018 Super Bowl Host Committee.