Anthony Farina, a former journalist who led global public affairs at DuPont, has moved to $5.5B Australian biopharma company CSL Limited as VP of communications and corporate affairs.

anthony farinaFarina led PA for six years at DuPont, charged with building and guarding the Wilmington, Del.-based chemical giant's global reputation. He was on hand in New York last June to collect the top Silver Anvil Award for a global food safety campaign by DuPont and Ogilvy PR. 

Farina is based in King of Prussia, Pa., for CSL, overseeing brand management and global corporate responsibility efforts.

He was previously in the Delaware statehouse, serving as press secretary and executive director of communications for Gov. Tom Carper, who is now a Democratic U.S. senator.

Prior to PR, the South Jersey native was an editor and reporter for the Associated Press and five daily papers in New Jersey, Maryland and Florida.

CSL, privatized from the Australian government in 1994 and publicly traded on the Australian Securities Exchange, posted 2013 revenues of $5.5B on products like vaccines, pharmaceuticals, antivenoms and immunology drugs.

Weber Shandwick works with King of Prussia-based CSL Behring.