VIRGINIA BEACH, Va., Jan. 14, 2013 – DuPont Sustainable Solutions, a learning and development provider, has won Silver and Bronze Brandon Hall 2012 Excellence in Technology Awards.

The DuPont™Learning Management System (LMS) won the Silver Brandon Hall Excellence in Technology Award for “Best Advance in Learning Management Technology for Compliance Training.” The LMS has a multi-language interface, flexible reporting and content customization capability. Training managers can easily assign, administer, document and track employee training.

The new CoastalFlix™ video streaming solution won a Bronze Brandon Hall Excellence in Technology Award for “Best Advance in Content and/or Content Management Technology.” This training solution enables employees to experience DuPont training content via any web-enabled device.

“The Brandon Hall awards uphold our commitment and capacity to deliver high-quality training,” said Samuel Ponzo, DuPont Sustainable Solutions’ global business leader. “We’ve worked hard to provide the global workforce with compelling content and versatile technologies. Receiving these awards is a perfect way to recognize our efforts for the year.”

In addition to the LMS, the DuPont™ eLearning Suite includes Interactive Courseware, an Authoring Tool, Assessment Builder and a Contractor Tracking System. Customers can choose from more than 1,400 courses covering the latest workplace safety, maintenance and human resources topics. The suite combines customizable, engaging content and scalable applications to enable organizations of all sizes and in all industries to standardize learning and development across multiple locations and job titles.

The CoastalFlix™ video streaming solution offers users instant access and flexible delivery options, including a “smart system” that automatically tailors content size to a specific device and the speed of internet connection. CoastalFlix™ capitalizes on the benefits of mobile, video-based learning and delivers hundreds of training courses virtually anytime, anywhere.

Rachel Cooke, chief operating officer of Brandon Hall Group, Inc. stated, “This year’s entries underwent a rigorous judging process and arriving at a final decision on this year’s award winners was extraordinarily difficult for our judging panel.”

The Brandon Hall Excellence in Learning Technology Awards are presented by Brandon Hall Group, a leading research and analyst organization focused on developing research-driven solutions to drive organizational performance for emerging and large organizations.

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DuPont Sustainable Solutions, one of 13 DuPont business groups, is an integrated global services and technology delivery business. Its offerings comprise four practice areas: Safety Resources, Sustainable Operations, Training Solutions and Clean Technologies. Together they offer consulting services, products and technologies that help organizations protect people and the environment, use assets more efficiently and improve worker skills and performance. Our training solutions have been used by more than 190,000 employee development professionals in 129 countries to help transfer knowledge and sustain business competitiveness.

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Rachel Cooke

Chief Operating Officer Rachel Cooke Rachel is responsible for business operations including overseeing client services, research events and project management. Prior to joining Brandon Hall Group, Rachel was the Chief Operating Officer Co-founder of AC Growth. Rachel has over 15 years of experience in sales, marketing, business development, and sales performance management. Prior to AC Growth, she held several senior management roles and was on the leadership team at Bersin & Associates, a pioneer analyst firm in e-learning and now industry leading HR and talent Research Company. In her Senior Director role, Rachel developed the strategy and led the commercial execution of the solution provider vertical, and grew the vertical into the company’s largest market segment. In her role as Director of Sales, Rachel developed and led a team of senior account executives focused on acquiring global strategic accounts. Rachel was solely responsible for developing key business relationships with over ninety companies including industry icons, such as: Adidas, Hewlett-Packard, Toyota, Oracle, Starbucks, Avnet, Boeing, Kaiser Permanente, Safeway Inc., Wells Fargo, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Clorox and Affiliated Computer Services. Rachel began her career in the banking, media and hospitality industries. In these industries, Rachel held several key senior management and executive sales positions. Rachel received a BA in social science and interdisciplinary studies with honors from Florida Atlantic University. Rachel continued her postgraduate education by completing a series of executive management education courses from American Management Association.