Jennifer Scanlon, ’92

President and Chief Executive Officer
USG Corporation

Jennifer Scanlon

Jennifer F. Scanlon is president and chief executive officer, USG Corporation. 

Scanlon’s previous roles with USG include president, International; president, L&W Supply Corporation; chief information officer and chairman of the board for USG Boral Building Products. She has led the company through some of its most significant strategic moves in recent history, including establishing the USG Boral Building Products joint venture and the divestiture of L&W Supply Corporation.

Scanlon joined USG in 2003 as director of strategy implementation for supply chain management and customer relationship management. She holds a bachelor’s degree in government and computer applications from the University of Notre Dame and a master’s degree in finance and marketing from the University of Chicago.

Scanlon serves on the boards of Norfolk Southern Corporation, the National Association of Manufacturers, the Chicago Council of Global Affairs and SHORE Community Services, Inc.  She is a member of the Economic Club of Chicago, The Chicago Network and the Executives’ Club of Chicago.

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 Gypsum, Performance Materials, Ceilings, and USG Boral divisions. 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