James S. Metcalf is the president and chief executive officer, and chairman, USG Corporation. Mr. Metcalf will retire as president and chief executive officer and resign as chairman on October 31, 2016.
Metcalf graduated with a bachelor’s degree from The Ohio State University. He also holds a master’s degree in business administration from Pepperdine University and Stanford University SEP.
His previous assignments at USG include president and chief operating officer, USG Corporation; president, Building Systems; president and chief executive officer, L&W Supply; senior vice president, Sales and Marketing, USG Interiors, Inc.; vice president, Sales, USG Interiors, Inc.; vice president, National Accounts, United States Gypsum Company; director, Retail Marketing, USG Corporation; director, Retail Sales, USG Interiors, Inc.; and national accounts manager, United States Gypsum Company. Metcalf joined USG as a trainee.
Additionally, he serves on the board of directors for USG Corporation, the National Association of Manufacturers Executive Committee, and Tenneco Inc. He is also a policy advisory board member for the Joint Center for Housing Studies at Harvard University, a member of the advisory board of the Buckeye Leadership Fellows Program at The Ohio State University, a member of CEOs Against Cancer, a chair of the Business Advisory Committee for the Robert Crown Center in Hinsdale, Ill., a general trustee of Rush University Medical Center, a trustee of the USG Foundation, and a Malcolm Baldrige Fellow.