Michael F. Barry
BS, Chemical Engineering, CoE, 1981
Mr. Barry is chairman, CEO and president of Quaker Chemical Corporation. Mr. Barry's previous positions with Quaker Chemical include senior vice president and managing director, North America; senior vice president and global industry leader, Metalworking and Coatings; vice president and global industry leader, Industrial Metalworking and Coatings; and vice president and CFO. He joined Quaker from Lyondell (formerly Arco Chemical) where he was business director for its Americas urethanes business and also held various finance and line management positions. He serves on the Board of Directors of the Rogers Corporation, Livent Corporation and the Board of Trustees of the Franklin Institute. He was named one of the Most Admired CEOs of 2016 by Philadelphia Business Journal.
In addition to serving on the College of Engineering Dean's Advisory Council, Mr. Barry also serves on the President's Parents Council.