Bill Allan is head of Communications for Covestro LLC in the North American region and represents the region on the global Covestro communications team. He oversees trade and general media relations, employee communications, marketing communications, crisis communications, social media and Pittsburgh site communications.
In his 17 years with Bayer, Bill has worked for all of the company’s polymers and chemicals businesses, specializing in media relations, crisis communications and issues management. Throughout his career, he has worked as a newspaper reporter and in public relations for Westinghouse Electric Corporation and Burson-Marsteller. He has served on the boards of various community, school and athletic organizations.
Bill holds a bachelor’s degree in writing and speech from the University of Pittsburgh. He is married to Linda; has two sons, Alex and Chris; and twin grandsons, Jacob and Austin. He resides in Plum Borough, Pa.