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Donn Tice

Chief Executive Officer & Chairman, d.light


Donn brings 30 years of experience in consumer products, clean technology, and global distribution. Donn joined d.light in 2008 as an advisor, then Board member, became Chairman in 2010, and has served as Chairman & CEO since 2011. His passion for base-of-the-pyramid consumer businesses began when Donn was a lucky young graduate student mentored by the late C.K. Prahalad. For P&G, he led the $1 billion Folgers brand to market leadership, and built $100+ million new businesses for Dreyer’s Ice Cream (NASDAQ: DRYR, later acquired by Nestle) and other private enterprises. Donn has a BA in economics from the University of Wisconsin (Milwaukee), and an MBA from The University of Michigan.