PolyOne Announces Promotion of Robert T. Bindner to President of Performance Products & Solutions

February 15, 2019

CLEVELAND, Feb. 15, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- PolyOne Corporation (NYSE: POL), a premier provider of specialized polymer materials, services and solutions, today announced that Robert Bindner is being promoted to the position of President of Performance Products & Solutions (PP&S).  He replaces Don Wiseman who is taking a leadership opportunity with another company.

Mr. Bindner joined PolyOne's predecessor company BF Goodrich in 1988 and thereafter ascended in his career through various sales and commercial roles of increasing responsibility – in PP&S; Color, Additives & Inks; and Distribution.  For two years he served as Vice President of Asia, where he helped to improve collaboration among PolyOne businesses and functions, thus accelerating growth in the region that continues today.  Most recently he served as Vice President and General Manager for Color and Additives in the Americas. 

He earned a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Western Ontario and an MBA from the University of Sir Wilfred Laurier.

"Rob is a proven and inspirational leader whose career at PolyOne has been defined by his ability to lead teams that serve customers with excellence," said Robert M. Patterson, Chairman, President and CEO, PolyOne Corporation. "He has played an instrumental role in the transformation of our Color segment, and I am excited to have him now lead PP&S."

Mr. Patterson added, "I'd also like to thank Don for his time and contributions at PolyOne, as he helped to build our PP&S team and further refine the segment's strategy toward specialty.  We wish him all the best in his new role outside of PolyOne." 

About PolyOne

PolyOne Corporation (NYSE:POL), with 2018 revenues of $3.5 billion, is a premier provider of specialized polymer materials, services and solutions. The company is dedicated to serving customers in diverse industries around the globe, by creating value through collaboration, innovation and an unwavering commitment to excellence. Guided by its Core Values, Sustainability Promise and No Surprises PledgeSM, PolyOne is an ACC Responsible Care® certified company committed to its customers, employees, communities and shareholders through ethical, sustainable and fiscally responsible principles. For more information, visit

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