People: PolyOne Corp (POL)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Stephen Newlin

62 2014 Executive Chairman of the Board

Robert Patterson

42 2014 President, Chief Executive Officer

Bradley Richardson

56 2013 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Ana Rodriguez

47 2014 Chief Human Resource Officer, Senior Vice President

Mark Crist

56 2014 Senior Vice President, President - Distribution

Michael Garratt

51 2013 Senior Vice President, President - Performance Products and Solutions

Michael Kahler

57 2010 Senior Vice President, Chief Commercial Officer

Julie McAlindon

47 2013 Senior Vice President , President - Designed Structures and Solutions

M.John Midea

50 2015 Senior Vice President - Global Operations and Process Improvement

Craig Nikrant

53 2010 Senior Vice President , President - Global Specialty Engineered Materials

John Van Hulle

57 2010 Senior Vice President , President - Global Color, Additives and Inks

Scott Leffler

2015 Vice President, Treasurer

Javier Echevarria

2014 Vice president - Global Sourcing

Gordon Harnett

71 2007 Lead Independent Director

Sandra Beach Lin

57 2013 Independent Director

Richard Fearon

59 2004 Independent Director

Gregory Goff

58 2011 Independent Director

Richard Lorraine

69 2008 Independent Director

William Powell

69 2008 Independent Director

Kerry Preete

54 2013 Independent Director

Farah Walters

70 2007 Independent Director

William Wulfsohn

53 2011 Independent Director

Eric Swanson

2014 Director, Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Stephen Newlin

Mr. Stephen D. Newlin is the Executive Chairman of the Board of PolyOne Corp. He is no longer President, Chief Executive Officer of the Company effective May 15, 2014. Mr. Newlin served as President — Industrial Sector of Ecolab Inc. (a global developer and marketer of cleaning and sanitizing specialty chemicals, products and services) from 2003 to 2006. Mr. Newlin served as President and a Director of Nalco Chemical Company (a manufacturer of specialty chemicals, services and systems) from 1998 to 2001, and was Chief Operating Officer and Vice Chairman from 2000 to 2001. Mr. Newlin serves on the Board of Directors of Black Hills Corporation, Oshkosh Corporation and Univar Corporation.

Robert Patterson

Mr. Robert M. Patterson is the President, Chief Executive Officer of PolyOne Corp. He is no longer Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President of the Company effective May 15, 2014. Mr. Patterson served as the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, January 2011 to March 2012. Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, May 2008 to January 2011. Vice President and Treasurer of Novelis, Inc. (an aluminum rolled products manufacturer) from 2007 to May 2008. Vice President, Controller and Chief Accounting Officer of Novelis from 2006 to 2007. Mr. Patterson served as Vice President and Segment Chief Financial Officer, Thermal and Flow Technology Segments of SPX Corporation (a multi-industry manufacturer and developer) from 2005 to 2006 and as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Cooling Technologies and Services of SPX from 2004 to 2005. Mr. Patterson served as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Marley Cooling Tower Company, a cooling tower manufacturer and subsidiary of SPX, from 2002 to 2004.

Bradley Richardson

Mr. Bradley C. Richardson is the Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of the Company. Mr. Richardson served as the Executive Vice President and 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) 2000 to 2003. Mr. Richardson serves on the Board of Directors of Brady Corporation and is Chair of its Audit Committee.

Ana Rodriguez

Ms. Ana G. Rodriguez is the Chief Human Resource Officer, Senior Vice President of the Company. Ms. Rodriguez served as the Senior Vice President, Global Human Resources, Molex Incorporated (a manufacturer of electronic connectors), September 2008 to March 2014. Vice President, Co-General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, Molex, September 2006 to August 2008, Vice President and Assistant General Counsel, Molex, October 2005 to September 2006. Senior Counsel, Amgen Inc. (a global biotechnology medicines company), May 2003 to September 2005. Senior Counsel and Assistant Corporate Secretary, Tenet Healthcare Corporation (a health care services company) May 2000 to May 2003.

Mark Crist

Mr. Mark Crist is the Senior Vice President, President - Distribution of the Company. Mr. Crist served as the 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 April 2006 to March 2008. General Manager Nalco Chemical Company North America June 2003 to March 2006. Marketing Manager Nalco Europe December 1999 to May 2003. Regional Sales Manager Nalco Chemical Company March 1997 to November 1999.

Michael Garratt

Mr. Michael A. Garratt is the Senior Vice President, President - Performance Products and Solutions of PolyOne Corp., Mr. Garratt served as the President, Marmon Utility (a manufacturer of medium-high voltage utility, subsea and down-hole power cables and molded insulator systems), March 2011 to September 2013. Chief Operating Officer, Excel Polymers (a custom thermoset rubber formulator), November 2009 to December 2010. Vice President and General Manager - Americas Compounding and Performance Additives, Excel Polymers, March 2009 to November 2009. Vice President and General Manager - Industrial and Consumer, Excel Polymers, December 2005 to March 2009. From August 1994 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.

Michael Kahler

Mr. Michael E. Kahler is the Senior Vice President, Chief Commercial Officer of PolyOne Corp. He served as the Senior Vice President, Commercial Development, May 2006 to January 2010. President, Process Technology Division, Alfa Laval Inc. (a global provider of heat transfer, separation and fluid handling products and engineering solutions) from January 2004 to March 2006. Group Vice President, Nalco Chemical Company (a manufacturer of specialty chemicals, services and systems) from December 1999 to October 2002.

Julie McAlindon

Ms. Julie A. McAlindon is the Senior Vice President and President - Designed Structures and Solutions of PolyOne Corp. Ms. McAlindon previously served as Vice President of Marketing, May 2010 to March 2013. Global Corporate Account Director, Dow Advanced Materials, The Dow Chemical Company (a global provider of chemicals and plastics) July 2009 to May 2010, Global Strategic Marketing Director, Dow Coating Solutions, The Dow Chemical Company, March 2008 to July 2009. Global Business Director, Polypropylene, The Dow Chemical Company, May 2007 to March 2008. Senior Product Director, Solution Polyethylene, The Dow Chemical Company, May 2005 to May 2007. Global Marketing Executive, UCON™ Fluids and Lubricants, The Dow Chemical Company, March 2002 to May 2005.

M.John Midea

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

John Van Hulle

Mr. John V. Van Hulle is the Senior Vice President, President - Global Color, Additives and Inks of PolyOne Corp. He served as the Senior Vice President and General Manager, Specialty Color, Additives and Inks, July 2006 to January 2010. President and Chief Executive Officer — ChemDesign Corporation (a custom chemical manufacturer), December 2001 to July 2006. President, Specialty & Fine Chemicals — Cambrex Corporation (a specialty chemical and pharmaceutical business) August 1994 to November 2000.

Scott Leffler

Mr. Scott J. Leffler is Vice President, Treasurer of PolyOne Corporation. Mr. Leffler will now be responsible for all aspects of the company's capital structure, cash management, insurance and capital markets transactions. He was appointed to this position after serving as the company's vice president of Financial Planning and Analysis since 2013, and he will retain those responsibilities while in his new role as Treasurer. He replaces Daniel J. O'Bryon who has accepted a Chief Financial Officer position with a Florida -based company. Mr. Leffler joined PolyOne in 2008 as senior finance manager in Corporate Treasury and was later promoted to finance director, South America , while based in the company's offices in Sao Paulo , Brazil. He began his career in the financial services industry, working in both trading and banking. Mr. Leffler earned a bachelor's degree in economics and history from Yale University and an MBA in finance from Emory University.

Javier Echevarria

Javier A. Echevarria has been appointed as Vice president - Global Sourcing of PolyOne Corporation. Mr. Echevarria joined PolyOne in May 2014 from The Procter & Gamble Company (P&G) where he served in several ascending positions of global responsibility. While he was at P&G, he led purchasing teams for various business units in Mexico, Switzerland and Venezuela, before becoming associate director of external supply solutions at P&G's world headquarters in Cincinnati, Ohio.

Gordon Harnett

Mr. Gordon D. Harnett is no longer Lead Independent Director of PolyOne Corp., with effect from May 14, 2015. He is Retired Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Materion Corp. (formerly known as Brush Engineered Materials Inc.), an international supplier and producer of high performance engineered materials. Mr. Harnett served in this capacity from 1991 until his retirement in May 2006. Mr. Harnett serves on the Boards of Directors of EnPro Industries, Inc. and Acuity Brands, Inc. From 1995 to 2011, he also served on the Board of Directors of The Lubrizol Corporation.

Sandra Beach Lin

Ms. Sandra Beach Lin is Independent Director of PolyOne Corporation. She is retired as president and chief executive officer of Calisolar, Inc. (now Silicor Materials, Inc.), a solar silicon company. Ms. Lin served in this role from August 2010 until December 2011. She was Executive Vice President, then Corporate Executive Vice President at Celanese Corporation, a global hybrid chemical company from 2007 until 2010. Ms. Lin currently serves on the Boards of Directors of WESCO International, Inc., American Electric Power Company, Inc. and Interface Biologics Inc. Ms. Lin also serves on the Boards of Directors of the Committee of 200 and Junior Achievement USA.

Richard Fearon

Mr. Richard H. Fearon will be the Lead Director of PolyOne Corp., with effective from May 14,2015. He is the Vice Chairman and Chief Financial and Planning Officer of Eaton, a global manufacturing company, since February 2009. Mr. Fearon served as Executive Vice President, Chief Financial and Planning Officer of Eaton from April 2002 until February 2009. Mr. Fearon served as a Partner of Willow Place Partners LLC, a corporate advisory firm, from 2001 to 2002 and was the Senior Vice President Corporate Development for Transamerica Corporation, a financial services organization, from 1995 to 2000.

Gregory Goff

Mr. Gregory J. Goff serves as Independent Director of PolyOne Corp., since October 10, 2011. Mr. Goff is President and Chief Executive Officer of Tesoro Corporation, a leading company in the independent refining and marketing business, since May 2010 and Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Tesoro Logistics, a NYSE-listed master limited partnership that owns, operates and develops crude oil and refined products and logistics assets, since April 2011. Mr. Goff served as Senior Vice President, Commercial of ConocoPhillips Corporation, an integrated energy company, from 2008 to 2010. Mr. Goff also held various other positions at ConocoPhillips from 1981 to 2008. Mr. Goff serves as a director of the American Fuels and Petrochemical Manufacturers and on the National Advisory Board of the University of Utah Business School. From 2008 to 2010, Mr. Goff served on the Board of Directors of DCP Midstream GP, LLC.

Richard Lorraine

Mr. Richard A. Lorraine is an Independent Director of PolyOne Corp., since October 2008. 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 serves on the Board of Directors of Carus Corporation.

William Powell

Mr. William H. Powell is an Independent Director of PolyOne Corp., since October 2008. 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. Mr. Powell serves on the Boards of Directors of Granite Construction Incorporated and FMC Corporation. From 2007 to 2011, he also served on the Board of Directors of Arch Chemicals, Inc.

Kerry Preete

Mr. Kerry J. Preete is Independent Director of PolyOne Corp. Mr. Preete has served as Executive Vice President, Global Strategy for Monsanto Company, a global provider of technology-based solutions and agricultural products that improve farm productivity and food quality, since 2010. Prior to serving as Executive Vice President, Global Strategy, 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.

Farah Walters

Ms. Farah M. Walters is an Independent Director of PolyOne Corp. She is the President and Chief Executive Officer of QualHealth, LLC, a health care consulting firm. From 1992 until her retirement in June 2002, Ms. Walters was the President and Chief Executive Officer of University Hospitals Health System and University Hospitals of Cleveland. Ms. Walters currently serves on the Board of Directors of Celanese Corporation. From 1993 to 2006, Ms. Walters served on the Board of Directors of Kerr-McGee Corp. From 2003 to 2006, Ms. Walters served on the Board of Directors of Alpharma Inc.

William Wulfsohn

Mr. William A. Wulfsohn serves as Independent Director of PolyOne Corp., since October 10, 2011. Mr. Wulfsohn is President and Chief Executive Officer of Carpenter Technology Corporation, an NYSE-listed provider of specialty metals to numerous industries, since July 2010. Mr. Wulfsohn has served as a director of Carpenter since April 2009. From 2005 to 2010, he served as Senior Vice President, Coatings of PPG Industries, a global supplier of coatings and specialty products and services, and from 2003 to 2005, as Vice President, Coatings and Managing Director, PPG Europe. Prior to joining PPG, Mr. Wulfsohn worked for Morton International, a diversified wholly-owned subsidiary of chemical company Rohm & Haas, as Vice President and General Manager, Automotive Coatings; for Rohm & Haas, a global specialty materials company, as Vice President, Automotive Coatings Business Director; and for Honeywell, a diversified technology and manufacturing company, as Vice President and General Manager, Nylon System. He also worked as an Associate with McKinsey & Company, a global management consulting firm.

Eric Swanson

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