Jerry MacCleary is chairman and CEO of Covestro LLC.
Jerry joined Covestro (then part of Bayer) in 1979 as an accountant, before moving into a technical sales role in the plastics division. He continued to assume positions of increasing responsibility within sales, marketing, general management and strategic leadership. He also completed two international assignments in Germany.
A leader in the chemical industry, Jerry serves as chairman of the American Chemistry Council’s Executive Committee. He also serves on the Board of Directors for the National Association of Manufacturers and on the Executive Committee for the Society of Chemical Industry.
In the Pittsburgh region, Jerry serves on the Board of Directors for the Allegheny Conference on Community Development, the United Way of Southwestern Pennsylvania and the Imani Christian Academy. In addition, Jerry serves as a member of the Board of Trustees for the Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh Foundation.
He holds a bachelor's degree in accounting from West Virginia University.
Jerry is married, has three children, and resides in Venetia, Pennsylvania, a suburb of Pittsburgh.