Jerre Stead

About Mr. Stead

Jerre Stead was Executive Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Clarivate plc from June 2019 until his retirement in October 2022. Mr. Stead served as CEO of Churchill Capital Corp until its merger with Clarivate in May 2019. During his career, Mr. Stead has served as CEO and/or Chair of ten public companies. Prior to leading Clarivate, Mr. Stead was Chairman and CEO at IHS Markit. and previously was Executive Chairman and CEO at IHS. Other companies he has led include: Honeywell-Phillips Medical Electronics, Square D, AT&T Global Business Communications Systems, AT&T Global Information Solutions (NCR Corporation), NCR Japan, Legent Corporation, and Ingram Micro. In addition, Mr. Stead has served on thirty-seven corporate boards and in 2017 received the Kenneth B. West Lifetime Achievement Award from the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD). 

He earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration at the University of Iowa and is a graduate of the Harvard University Advanced Management Program in Switzerland. He is chairman of the Banner Alzheimer’s Institute, chairman of the board of Garrett Evangelical Seminary, and is on the boards of the American Writers Museum and Guideposts.