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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Stephen Newlin

61 2014 Executive Chairman of the Board

Robert Patterson

41 2014 President, Chief Executive Officer

Bradley Richardson

56 2013 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Ana Rodriguez

45 2014 Chief Human Resource Officer, Senior Vice President

Mark Crist

2014 Senior Vice President, President - Distribution

Michael Garratt

50 2013 Senior Vice President, President - Performance Products and Solutions

Michael Kahler

56 2010 Senior Vice President, Chief Commercial Officer

Julie McAlindon

46 2013 Senior Vice President and President - Designed Structures and Solutions

Craig Nikrant

52 2010 Senior Vice President and President - Global Specialty Engineered Materials

John Van Hulle

56 2010 Senior Vice President and President - Global Color, Additives and Inks

Holger Kronimus

2012 General Manager, Engineered Materials, Europe and Vice President of Europe

Javier Echevarria

2014 Vice president - Global Sourcing

Gordon Harnett

71 2007 Lead Independent Director

Sandra Beach Lin

56 2013 Independent Director

Richard Fearon

58 2004 Independent Director

Gregory Goff

57 2011 Independent Director

Richard Lorraine

68 2008 Independent Director

William Powell

68 2008 Independent Director

Kerry Preete

53 2013 Independent Director

Farah Walters

69 2007 Independent Director

William Wulfsohn

52 2011 Independent Director

Isaac DeLuca

Vice President - Planning and Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Stephen Newlin

Mr. Stephen D. Newlin is 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., 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 President, Chief Operating Officer and Vice Chairman from 2000 to 2001. Mr. Newlin serves on the Boards of Directors of Black Hills Corporation and Oshkosh Corporation. From 2007 to 2012, he also served on the Board of Directors of The Valspar Corporation.

Robert Patterson

Mr. Robert M. Patterson is 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 joined PolyOne in 2008 as senior vice president and chief financial officer, where he was responsible for global treasury, planning, M&A, accounting, internal audit functions, and investor relations. He also directly oversaw PolyOne's growth initiatives in Asia, leading to record profitability in 2013. In 2012, he was promoted to his current position as executive vice president and chief operating officer, where he has led growth in each of the company's business segments. Before joining PolyOne, Mr. Patterson served in leadership roles at Novelis, Inc., and SPX Corporation, after starting his career at Arthur Andersen LLP. Mr. Patterson earned his bachelor's degree in business administration and master's degree in accounting from the University of Michigan. Mr. Patterson serves on the University of Michigan Ross School of Business Alumni Board of Governors, the Board of the Great Lakes Science Center, and St. Martin de Porres High School Corporate Work Study Board.

Bradley Richardson

Mr. Bradley C. Richardson has been appointed as Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of the Company, effective November 11, 2013. Mr. Richardson joins PolyOne with more than 30 years of experience in global management and financial leadership positions at petrochemical and manufacturing companies. For the past four years, Mr. Richardson served as executive vice president and CFO of Diebold, Incorporated, a $3-billion global provider of financial self-service and security solutions, where he was responsible for the global finance, information technology and legal departments. Prior to Diebold, he served as executive vice president and CFO of Modine Manufacturing Company. Mr. Richardson began his career at Amoco Corporation, where he ascended in roles of increasing responsibility over a 21-year period, including leadership assignments throughout North America, as well as in Caracas, Venezuela and London, U.K. Mr. Richardson earned a bachelor's degree in business administration from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, and an MBA from Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana. He holds a certified public accountant certificate and currently serves on the Board of Directors for Brady Corporation and is chair of the audit committee.

Ana Rodriguez

Ms. Ana G. Rodriguez has been appointed as Chief Human Resource Officer, Senior Vice President of the Company, effective June 6, 2014. Ms. Rodriguez was most recently affiliated with Molex Incorporated, where she served as Senior Vice President, Global Human Resources since 2008.

Mark Crist

Mr. Mark Crist is Senior Vice President, President - Distribution of the Company. Mr. Crist joined PolyOne in 2008 as a global commercial director. He was later promoted to vice president, key account management, where he was responsible for building and growing PolyOne's largest multinational customer relationships. He also served as vice president of Asia, while based in Shanghai, where he led PolyOne's growth in the region to unprecedented levels in 2013. Prior to PolyOne, Mr. Crist spent 20 years with Nalco Chemical Company, serving in various sales, marketing and general manager roles focused on specialty markets in Europe and North America. He earned a bachelor's degree in industrial management from Purdue University in Lafayette, Indiana.

Michael Garratt

Mr. Michael A. Garratt has been appointed as Senior Vice President, President - Performance Products and Solutions of PolyOne Corp., effective September 30, 2013. With more than 20 years of experience in the specialty polymer sector, Mr. Garratt joins PolyOne from Marmon Utility, a Berkshire Hathaway company, where he served as President. Prior to joining Marmon, Mr. Garratt served as Chief Operating Officer of Excel Polymers, where he led a business turnaround, resulting in improvements in revenue and profitability. Mr. Garratt’s chemical career began with Dow, where he served in commercial and marketing roles in Canada and the United States. For 10 years he worked for DuPont Dow Elastomers, a global joint venture, where he held market development and product management positions, culminating in a regional commercial leadership role for Europe, the Middle East and Africa, while based in Geneva, Switzerland and Bad Homburg, Germany. Mr. Garratt holds a bachelor’s degree in applied chemistry from McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, and an MBA from University of Toronto, in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Michael Kahler

Mr. Michael E. Kahler is Senior Vice President, Chief Commercial Officer of PolyOne Corp. He served as 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 has been appointed as Senior Vice President and President - Designed Structures and Solutions of PolyOne Corp. Ms. McAlindon previously served as vice president, marketing, where she collaborated with commercial and technology teams on initiatives that have driven profitable growth at PolyOne in key markets, such as healthcare, electronics and automotive. She joined PolyOne after a 20-year career with The Dow Chemical Company, during which time she held commercial assignments of increasing responsibility focused on strategic marketing and business leadership. In these roles, she gained knowledge and global experience in operations, finance, product management and strategic marketing. Ms. McAlindon earned a bachelor's degree in biology from the University of Western Ontario, Canada.

Craig Nikrant

Mr. Craig M. Nikrant is 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 Senior Vice President and President - Global Color, Additives and Inks of PolyOne Corp. He served as 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.

Holger Kronimus

Mr. Holger Kronimus is General Manager, Engineered Materials, Europe and Vice President of Europe of PolyOne Corp. He is Vice President, Europe, General Manager, Engineered Materials Europe of the Company. Mr. Kronimus joined PolyOne in March 1999, and in addition to the company’s engineered materials business in Europe and India, also serves as PolyOne’s legal representative in the region, responsible for building and maintaining relationships with local governments and associations. He earned a bachelor's degree in Business Administration and computer science from University of Cologne in Cologne and a master’s degree in Global Management from Europaische Wirtchaftsakademie in Berlin.

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 Lead Independent Director of PolyOne Corp., since July 18, 2007. 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. She previously held executive roles at Celanese Corporation; Avery Dennison Corporation; Alcoa, Inc.; and Honeywell International, Inc. Ms. Beach Lin currently serves on the boards of directors of WESCO International, Inc. and American Electric Power Company. She earned a bachelor's degree in business administration from University of Toledo in Toledo, Ohio and a master's of business administration from University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

Richard Fearon

Mr. Richard H. Fearon is an Independent Director of PolyOne Corp., since December 2004. He is the Vice Chairman and Chief Financial and Planning Officer of Eaton Corporation, 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 company in the independent refining and marketing business, since May 2010 and Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Tesoro Logistics, an 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.

Isaac DeLuca

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