Company Information from ICIS

PolyOne is a polymer services company with operations in thermoplastic compounds, specialty resins, specialty polymer formulations, engineered films, colour and additive systems, and rubber compounding and thermoplastic resin distribution. The company is a major producer of vinyl compounds, resins and products with polyvinyl chloride (PVC) manufacturing facilities.

PolyOne’s strategy comprises of four core components; specialisation, globalisation, operational excellence and commercial excellence. It is upgrading its product mix by capturing higher-value new business, pruning low-margin accounts and developing specialised new products, technologies and services. PolyOne anticipates that growth will continue in the Chinese market.

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Key Personnel

Chairman, president and CEO: Stephen Newlin
Lead director: Farah Walters
Director: J Douglas Campbell
Director: Carol Cartwright
Director: Richard Fearon
Director: Gordon Harnett
Director: Richard Lorraine
Director: Edward Mooney
Director: William Powell

President (global colour, additives and inks): John Van Hulle
President (global specialty engineered materials): Craig Nikrant
President (Europe and International): Bernard Baert
President (Asia): Willie Chien
President (distribution): Michael Rademacher
President (performance products and solutions): Robert Rosenau
Senior VP (supply chain and operations): Thomas Kedrowski
VP (mergers and acquisitions): Joel Rathbun
VP (marketing): Julie McAlindon
VP (key account management): Kurt Schuering
VP and treasurer: Daniel O’Bryon


PolyOne Corp
Suite 36-5000
200 Public Square
Cleveland, Ohio 44114 2304

Tel: +1 216 589 4000
Fax: +1 216 589 4077

Website: www.polyone.com 

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