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PolyOne Corp (POL.N)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Robert Patterson

45 2016 Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer

Bradley Richardson

59 2013 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Joao Jose San Martin Neto

57 2016 Chief Human Resource Officer, Senior Vice President

Lisa Kunkle

50 2015 Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary

Mark Crist

59 2017 Senior Vice President, President - Color, Additives and Inks

Michael Garratt

54 2016 Senior Vice President, Chief Commercial Officer

J. Scott Horn

62 2017 Senior Vice President, President - Distribution

M. John Midea

53 2015 Senior Vice President - Global Operations and Process Improvement

Craig Nikrant

56 2010 Senior Vice President , President - Specialty Engineered Materials

Joel Rathbun

45 2016 Senior Vice President - Mergers & Acquisitions

Donald Wiseman

50 2016 Senior Vice President, President - Performance Products & Solutions

Richard Fearon

62 2015 Lead Independent Director

Robert Abernathy

63 2018 Independent Director

Sandra Beach Lin

60 2013 Independent Director

Gregory Goff

61 2011 Independent Director

William Jellison

60 2015 Independent Director

Richard Lorraine

71 2008 Independent Director

Kim Mink

58 2017 Independent Director

William Powell

72 2008 Independent Director

Kerry Preete

57 2013 Independent Director

William Wulfsohn

56 2011 Independent Director

Eric Swanson

2014 Director, Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Robert Patterson

Mr. Robert M. Patterson is a Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer of Polyone Corporation. He is Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of PolyOne since May 2016. Mr. Patterson served as President and Chief Executive Officer of PolyOne from May 2014 until May 2016, as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer from March 2012 until May 2014, as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer from January 2011 until March 2012, and as PolyOne’s Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer from May 2008 until January 2011. Prior to joining PolyOne, Mr. Patterson served in leadership roles at Novelis, Inc., an aluminum rolled products manufacturer, and SPX Corporation, a multi-industry manufacturer and developer, after starting his career at Arthur Andersen LLP.

Bradley Richardson

Mr. Bradley C. Richardson serves as Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of Polyone Corporation. Mr. Richardson served as Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, November 2013 to date. Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer of Diebold, Incorporated (an integrated self-service delivery manufacturer for the banking industry and security systems) from November 2009 through November 2013. Executive Vice President, Corporate Strategy and Chief Financial Officer at Modine Manufacturing Company (a manufacturer of thermal management systems and components) from 2003 to 2009. Vice President, Performance Management Planning and Control, Chief Financial Officer, Upstream, BP Amoco, London, (a producer of oil, natural gas, and petro chemicals) from 2000 to 2003. Mr. Richardson serves on the Board of Directors of Brady Corporation and is Chair of its Audit Committee.

Joao Jose San Martin Neto

Mr. Joao Jose San Martin Neto is Senior Vice President, Chief Human Resources Officer of the Company. He has been Senior Vice President, Chief Human Resources Officer, November 2016 to date. Senior Director, Human Resources, Color, Additives and Inks, February 2013 to November 2016. Group Global Director, Human Resources, Engineered Products and Solutions from November 2012 to February 2013. Vice President Human Resources, Alcoa Power and Propulsion (a business unit of Alcoa Inc. specializing in titanium and aluminum castings) from May 2009 to October 2012. Vice President Human Resources, Alcoa Electrical & Electronic Solutions (a business unit of Alcoa Inc. specializing in the design, development and production of electrical and electronic distribution systems) from August 2003 to April 2009.

Lisa Kunkle

Mr. Lisa K. Kunkle is the Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary of Polyone Corporation. He served as Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary, May 2015 to date. Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary, August 2007 to May 2015, Assistant General Counsel February 2007 to August 2007. Partner, Jones Day (a global law firm) from January 2006 to February 2007. Associate, Jones Day from August 1995 to January 2006.

Mark Crist

Mr. Mark D. Crist serves as Senior Vice President, President - Color, Additives and Inks of the Company effective July 3, 2017. He has been Senior Vice President, President of Distribution, June 2014 to July 2017. Vice President, Global Key Accounts and Vice President of Asia January 2012 to May 2014. Global Commercial Director of Geon Performance Materials, June 2008 to December 2011. General Manager, Nalco Chemical Company Europe (a manufacturer of specialty chemicals, services and systems) from April 2006 to March 2008. General Manager, Nalco Chemical Company North America from June 2003 to March 2006.

Michael Garratt

Mr. Michael A. Garratt is the Senior Vice President, Chief Commercial Officer of Polyone Corporation. He is Senior Vice President, Chief Commercial Officer, April 2016 to date. Senior Vice President, President of Performance Products and Solutions, September 2013 to April 2016. President, Marmon Utility (a manufacturer of medium-high voltage utility, subsea and down-hole power cables and molded insulator systems) from March 2011 to September 2013. Chief Operating Officer, Excel Polymers (a custom thermoset rubber formulator) from November 2009 to December 2010. Vice President and General Manager - Americas Compounding and Performance Additives, Excel Polymers from March 2009 to November 2009. Vice President and General Manager - Industrial and Consumer, Excel Polymers from December 2005 to March 2009. From April 1996 to June 2005, Mr. Garratt worked for DuPont Dow Elastomers, a joint venture of Dupont and Dow (global manufacturers of engineered thermoset rubber and thermoplastic elastomer materials) in market development and product management positions, culminating in a regional commercial leadership role for Europe, the Middle East and Africa.

J. Scott Horn

Mr. J. Scott Horn serves as Senior Vice President, President - Distribution of the Company. He has been Senior Vice President, President of Distribution, July 2017 to date. General Manager, PolyOne Distribution, 2000 to July 2017. Vice President of M.A. Hanna Resin Distribution from 1995 to 2000, when PolyOne was formed. President, Fiberchem, Inc. (a leading regional distributor of thermoplastic and thermoset resins) from 1991, upon acquisition of Fiberchem by PolyOne’s predecessor, M.A. Hanna Company, to 1995. Mr. Horn worked in various roles of increasing responsibility at Fiberchem from 1981 to 1991.

M. John Midea

Mr. M. John Midea, Jr. is the Senior Vice President - Global Operations and Process Improvement of Polyone Corporation. He served as Senior Vice President, Global Operations and Process Improvement, February 2015 to date. President and Chief Executive Officer, Resco Products (a refractory products company) from August 2012 to October 2014. President and Chief Operating Officer, Ennis Traffic Safety Solutions (a traffic safety and infrastructure company) from June 2008 to July 2012. Vice President, North American - General Industrial, Valspar Corporation (a manufacturer of paints and coatings) from June 2007 to May 2008. Vice President and General Manager, Power Coatings, Valspar Corporation from February 2002 to June 2007.

Craig Nikrant

Mr. Craig M. Nikrant is the Senior Vice President and President - Specialty Engineered Materials of Polyone Corporation. He served as Senior Vice President, President of Specialty Engineered Materials, January 2010 to date. Vice President and General Manager, Specialty Engineered Materials, September 2006 to December 2009. General Manager, Specialty Film & Sheet, General Electric Plastics (a former division of General Electric specializing in supplying plastics) from June 2004 to September 2006. Director, Global Commercial Effectiveness, General Electric Plastics from December 2003 to June 2004. Six Sigma Master Black Belt, General Electric Company Plastics Business from March 2001 to December 2002. General Manager, Commercial Operations, North Central Region, General Electric Plastics from June 1999 to March 2001.

Joel Rathbun

Mr. Joel R. Rathbun is the Senior Vice President - Mergers & Acquisitions of Polyone Corporation. He served as Senior Vice President, Mergers and Acquisitions, January 2016 to date. General Manager, Specialty Engineered Material North America, February 2013 to January 2016. Vice President, Mergers and Acquisitions, June 2011 to February 2013. Mr. Rathbun served as Senior Vice President, Mergers and Acquisitions, Moelis & Company (an American global independent investment bank) from January 2008 to June 2011. He also served as Executive Director, Mergers and Acquisitions of CIBC World Markets (an investment bank in the domestic and international equity and debt capital markets) from 2006 to 2008.

Donald Wiseman

Mr. Donald K. Wiseman is Senior Vice President, President - Performance Products & Solutions of Polyone Corporation. He is Senior Vice President, President of Performance Products and Solutions, April 2016 to date. General Manager of Geon Performance Materials, September 2015 to April 2016. Prior to PolyOne, he worked at Johns Manville (a manufacturer of insulation, roofing materials and engineered products), where he had responsibility for its Performance Materials business from December 2013 to September 2015. Managing Director, Cabot Microelectronics Corporation (a provider of chemical mechanical planarization solutions) from June 2012 to December 2013. Global Business Director, Cabot Microelectronics Corporation from June 2007 to June 2012. Vice President of Operations, Michelman (a manufacturer of advanced materials used in coatings, printing & packaging and industrial markets) from May 2005 to June 2007.

Richard Fearon

Mr. Richard H. Fearon is an Lead Independent Director of PolyOne Corporation. He has been Lead Director of our Board since May 14, 2015. Chief Financial and Planning Officer of Eaton, a global manufacturing company since April 2002 and Vice Chairman since January 2009. Mr. Fearon is responsible for the accounting, control, corporate development, information systems, internal audit, investor relations, strategic planning, tax and treasury functions of Eaton. Prior to Eaton, Mr. Fearon worked at several large diversified companies, including Transamerica Corporation, NatSteel Limited and The Walt Disney Company. He also serves on the boards of The Playhouse Square Foundation, the Cleveland Museum of Art, and Manufacturers Alliance, a trade organization of leading manufacturing companies.

Robert Abernathy

Mr. Robert E. Abernathy is Independent Director of the Company. He is a Retired Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Halyard Health, Inc., a medical technology company that focuses on eliminating pain, speeding recovery, and preventing infection for healthcare providers and patients worldwide. Mr. Abernathy served as Chief Executive Officer of Halyard Health from its spinoff from Kimberly-Clark in October 2014 until his retirement in June 2017, during which time he also served as Chairman. He continued as Chairman until September 2017. Prior to that, he worked for Kimberly-Clark, a global personal care products company. He joined Kimberly-Clark in 1982 and served in numerous roles of increasing responsibility, including President, Global Healthcare from June 2014 until October 2014 and Executive Vice President, from November 2013 to June 2014.

Sandra Beach Lin

Ms. Sandra Beach Lin is an Independent Director of PolyOne Corporation. She is a Retired President, Chief Executive Officer and Director of Calisolar, Inc. (now Silicor Materials Inc.), a solar silicon company, from August 2010 to 2011. She was Executive Vice President, then Corporate Executive Vice President, at Celanese Corporation, a global hybrid chemical company, from 2007 to 2010. Prior to Celanese, Ms. Beach Lin held global senior executive positions at Avery Dennison Corporation, Alcoa and Honeywell International.

Gregory Goff

Mr. Gregory J. Goff is an Independent Director of PolyOne Corporation. He is President and Chief Executive Officer since May 2010, and Chairman since December 2014, of Andeavor (formerly Tesoro Corporation), a leading company in the independent refining and marketing business. He is also Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Andeavor Logistics LP (formerly Tesoro Logistics LP), a NYSE-listed master limited partnership that owns, operates and develops crude oil and refined products and logistics assets, since April 2011. Prior to joining Tesoro in 2010, Mr. Goff worked for ConocoPhillips Corporation, an integrated energy company, where he held a number of senior leadership positions, most recently Senior Vice President Commercial from 2008 to 2010.

William Jellison

Mr. William R. Jellison is an Independent Director of Polyone Corporation. He is a Retired Vice President, Chief Financial Officer of Stryker Corporation, one of the world’s leading medical technology companies. Mr. Jellison served in this capacity from 2013 to 2016. Prior to joining Stryker, Mr. Jellison served as the Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Dentsply International, the world’s largest manufacturer of professional dental products, from 1998 to 2013, except for a roughly two-year period of time between 2002 and 2005 when he was a Senior Vice President with full P&L responsibilities for some of Dentsply’s operating divisions located in the U.S., Europe and Asia. Mr. Jellison began his career with the Donnelly Corporation, a publicly traded international automotive parts supplier, where he served in several senior leadership roles, advancing to Vice President of Finance.

Richard Lorraine

Mr. Richard A. Lorraine is no longer a Independent Director of Polyone Corporation., effective May 17, 2018. He is Retired Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Eastman Chemical Company, a specialty chemicals company. Mr. Lorraine served in this capacity from 2003 to 2008. Mr. Lorraine also served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Occidental Chemical Company, a chemical manufacturing company, from 1995 to 2003. Mr. Lorraine provides our Board with the broad business perspective that he gained in extensive leadership roles in varying industries. He is particularly equipped to advise our Board and Audit Committee on financial issues affecting our Company due to his prior roles as chief financial officer. In addition, he has a significant international background and in-depth commercial experience. All of these attributes provide Mr. Lorraine with valuable skills that he shares with our Board.

Kim Mink

Dr. Kim Ann Mink, Ph.D. serves as Independent Director of the Company. Dr. Mink is Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, Innophos Holdings, Inc., a leading international producer of performance-critical and nutritional functional ingredients, with applications in food, health and industrial specialties markets, since 2015. Prior to joining Innophos, Dr. Mink served as Business President of Elastomers, Electrical and Telecommunications at the Dow Chemical Company, a specialty chemicals provider, from September 2012 to December 2015. She joined Dow in April 2009 as Global General Manager, Performance Materials and President and Chief Executive Officer of ANGUS Chemical Co. (then a fully-owned subsidiary of Dow Chemical). Prior to joining Dow, she was Corporate Vice President and Global General Manager, Ion Exchange Resins at the Rohm and Haas Company (now a fully-owned subsidiary of Dow), where she spent more than 20 years serving in numerous senior roles with increasing responsibilities.

William Powell

Mr. William Howard Powell is an Independent Director of Polyone Corporation. He is Retired Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of National Starch and Chemical Company, a specialty chemicals company. Mr. Powell served in this capacity from 1999 until his retirement in 2006.

Kerry Preete

Mr. Kerry J. Preete is an Independent Director of Polyone Corporation. Mr. Preete is Executive Vice President, Chief Strategy Officer for Monsanto Company, a leading global provider of technology-based solutions and agricultural products that improve farm productivity and food quality, since 2010. Mr. Preete was Monsanto Company’s President, Global Crop Protection Division from 2009 to 2010 and Vice President, International Commercial Business from 2008 to 2009. From 1985 to 2008, Mr. Preete served in various roles of increasing responsibility at Monsanto.

William Wulfsohn

Mr. William A. Wulfsohn is an Independent Director of Polyone Corporation. He is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Ashland Global Holdings Inc., a global leader in providing specialty chemical solutions to customers in a wide range of customer and industrial markets, since January 2015. He was also Non-Executive Chairman of Valvoline Inc., a majority-owned subsidiary of Ashland Global Holdings and a leading worldwide producer and distributer of premium-branded automotive, commercial and industrial lubricants and automotive chemicals, from September 2016 until September 2017. He did not stand for re-election to the Valvoline Board and ceased serving as a director at the end of January 2018. From July 2010 until December 2014, Mr. Wulfsohn was President and Chief Executive Officer of Carpenter Technology Corporation, a manufacturer of stainless steel, titanium and other specialty metals and engineered products, and was a director of Carpenter from April 2009 until December 2014.

Eric Swanson