USG’s Jennifer Scanlon Named to Executive Committee of Manufacturers Association Board of Directors

Washington, D.C. – The National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) announced that Jennifer Scanlon, president and CEO of USG Corporation, was named to the Executive Committee of the NAM Board of Directors.

Founded in 1895, the NAM, guided by its Board of Directors, is the largest industrial trade association in the United States with more than 14,000 members and is the nation’s most influential advocate for manufacturing. The NAM’s membership includes some of the world’s most iconic brands and many of the small manufacturers that power the U.S. economy. More than 90 percent of the NAM’s members are small and medium-sized businesses.

“Manufacturing is a significant driver of the American economy, and it is essential leading manufacturers work together to support it,” said Scanlon. “I look forward to contributing to this team of distinguished leaders as we fuel industry growth.”

The NAM is at the forefront of every important policy debate for manufacturers. Executives on the NAM Board, which comprises leaders representing companies of all sizes in every industrial sector, are the driving force behind the NAM’s advocacy efforts. 

“Jenny is a true leader in our industry, and she will bring valuable insights to the NAM Executive Committee,” said NAM President and CEO Jay Timmons. “Jenny knows what it takes to succeed in a changing global economy and the kinds of solutions we need to see from our elected leaders. With her voice and leadership, the NAM will be an even more effective advocate for America’s manufacturing workers, our more than 14,000 members and the industry that is the backbone of our country.”

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USG Corporation is an industry-leading manufacturer of building products and innovative solutions. Headquartered in Chicago, USG serves construction markets around the world through its United States Gypsum Company and USG Interiors, LLC subsidiaries and its international subsidiaries, including its USG Boral Building Products joint venture. Its wall, ceiling, flooring, sheathing and roofing products provide the solutions that enable customers to build the outstanding spaces where people live, work and play. Its USG Boral Building Products joint venture is a leading plasterboard and ceilings producer across Asia, Australasia and the Middle East. For additional information, visit www.usg.com.


The National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) is the largest manufacturing association in the United States, representing small and large manufacturers in every industrial sector and in all 50 states. Manufacturing employs more than 12 million men and women, contributes $2.17 trillion to the U.S. economy annually, has the largest economic impact of any major sector and accounts for more than three-quarters of private-sector research and development. The NAM is the powerful voice of the manufacturing community and the leading advocate for a policy agenda that helps manufacturers compete in the global economy and create jobs across the United States. For more information about the Manufacturers or to follow us on Shopfloor, Twitter and Facebook, please visit www.nam.org..

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