Chief Executive Officer

Patrick Thomas

Patrick Thomas
Patrick Thomas, Chairman of the Board of Management
Patrick Thomas has been CEO of Covestro and its predecessor Bayer MaterialScience since 2007. Prior to that, the engineer with a degree from Oxford University held various positions including CEO of the Polyurethanes division at Imperial Chemical Industries in the United Kingdom and President of the Polyurethanes, Performance Products and Advanced Materials divisions at U.S. company Huntsman.

Thomas, who was born in Portsmouth, United Kingdom, in 1957, is president of PlasticsEurope – the European association of plastics producers – and of the Oxford University Business Economics Programme. He is also a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering (United Kingdom).