Covestro names senior marketing manager for polycarbonate auto and transportation markets

Pittsburgh, January 12, 2016 — Covestro LLC announces that Paul Platte has been named senior marketing manager, Automotive and Transportation, North America in Polycarbonates Industrial Marketing. In his new role, Platte will lead and coordinate strategy and marketing activities for polycarbonate-based material applications for the automotive and transportation industry in the region. He will also be responsible for identifying and developing new market opportunities.

Platte has been with Covestro for nearly 27 years and has held several managerial positions including director of the EcoCommercial Building Program; director of new business for industry innovation, automotive; manager advanced marketing, automotive polycarbonates; key account manager, Ford Europe; and most recently as market manager, specialty RIM and composites for its polyurethanes business unit.

Prior to joining Covestro, Platte held positions at ITT Automotive and General Motors. Platte holds a Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering from GMI Engineering & Management Institute (now Kettering University).

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 15,700 people at the end of September 2015.

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