Covestro LLC announced that Jerry MacCleary will retire from his current position as CEO and chairman of the board, effective 31 December 2019. His retirement caps a 40-year journey at Covestro. He joined the company in November 1979 as an accountant. Since then, he has led a diverse career, spanning roles in sales, marketing, general management and strategic leadership. In 2004, MacCleary was named head of the North American Polyurethanes business – a responsibility he maintained even after taking the helm at Covestro LLC in 2012. MacCleary was named to his current position as CEO and chairman in 2018.