Catherine Hackney, CIPP/US



CPO, Corporate IT

Catherine Hackney leads the Global Privacy Office for E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company, which is headquartered in Wilmington, DE. Catherine has responsibility for development and execution of the company’s privacy strategy and provides direction for its cross functional global program. She has spent the past 10 years in privacy consulting with DuPont business and functional leaders to establish, expand, and implement the global information privacy and risk management program.  She established the company’s breach response practices and the company’s transfer strategies including EU/US Safe Harbor Certification.  After gaining Safe Harbor for the corporation’s human resources and finance data, she has been directing efforts to build privacy into each of the company’s multiple business units including two acquisitions and two divestitures. 
Catherine’s 26 years of experience at DuPont includes Customer Service Management for the Packaging & Industrial Polymers business, Six Sigma Black Belt for Engineering, and various process engineering and supervisory roles in the Crop Protection and Dacron® Fibers businesses.   
Catherine holds the Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP/US) credential from the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) and most recently joined its Women Leading Privacy Advisory Board.   Catherine received her Mechanical Engineering degree from Villanova University.



Contributions by Catherine Hackney

  • How to Embed Customer Privacy into a $30bn Multinational Company
    Speaker at Global Privacy Summit 2018