Jerry MacCleary

Chairman and CEO, Covestro LLC
Jerry F. MacCleary
Chairman and CEO, Covestro LLC

Jerry MacCleary is Chairman and CEO of Covestro LLC.

MacCleary 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, MacCleary 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.

In the Pittsburgh region, MacCleary 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, MacCleary 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.

MacCleary is married, has three children, and resides in Venetia, Pa., a suburb of Pittsburgh.