Bayer MaterialScience LLC appoints Glenn Kelly director of government relations

Pittsburgh, May 7, 2015 — Bayer MaterialScience LLC has named Glenn Kelly director of government relations. In this role, Kelly will lead the company’s federal and state government relations, advocacy and policy operations in Washington, D.C.

“Kelly is a solid addition to this organization,” said Bayer MaterialScience LLC President Jerry MacCleary. “He will be instrumental to establishing a stronger presence for Bayer MaterialScience in Washington, D.C., and critical states by building a team of advocates to advance the priority policy goals of the company.”

Kelly brings more than 25 years of experience in public policy, political affairs and senior congressional staff management to Bayer MaterialScience LLC. He began his career in 1989 as a legislative assistant/staff assistant. During the next 18 years he served various legislators and organizations, and founded and operated his own public affairs consulting firm. Most recently, Kelly spent seven years as vice president of government affairs for the National Mining Association.

Kelly holds a bachelor’s degree in political science and history from Washington University in St. Louis. He lives in northern Virginia with his three children.

About Bayer MaterialScience:

With 2014 sales of EUR 11.7 billion, Bayer MaterialScience is among the world’s largest polymer companies. Business activities are focused on the manufacture of high-tech polymer materials and the development of innovative solutions for products used in many areas of daily life. The main segments served are the automotive, electrical and electronics, construction and sports and leisure industries. Bayer MaterialScience has 30 production sites around the globe and employed approximately 14,200 people at the end of 2014. Bayer MaterialScience is a Bayer Group company. Sustainability is central to the company’s business and is based around the key areas of innovation, product stewardship, social responsibility and respect for the environment.

Bayer Contact:

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