Covestro LLC names new sign and lighting segment manager for polycarbonate sheet business

Sheffield, Mass., October 13, 2015 — Covestro LLC, formerly Bayer MaterialScience LLC, has named Ken Licklider sign and lighting segment manager of its polycarbonate sheet business. In this role, Licklider will drive growth of current and new products for sign and lighting applications in North America.

Licklider has been with Covestro for more than 13 years. Most recently, he was field market development specialist, managing Midwest and Southeast territories. He began his career in 1994 with Rough Brothers, Inc. as a sales and service manager. Following that, he served as district representative for Pilkington and account manager and market development specialist for GE.

Licklider earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Wilmington College.

About Covestro LLC:

Covestro LLC is one of the leading producers of high-performance polymers in North America and is part of the global Covestro business. Covestro manufactures high-tech polymer materials and develops 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. The Covestro group has 30 production sites around the globe and employed approximately 14,200 people at the end of 2014. Covestro is a Bayer Group company.

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Covestro Contact:

Cindy Race, Phone: +1 413-528-7812

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