PolyOne Appoints James N. Sloan, Vice President, Treasurer

August 29, 2016

CLEVELAND, Aug. 29, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- PolyOne Corporation (NYSE: POL), a premier provider of specialized polymer materials, services and solutions, today announced that James N. Sloan has been appointed vice president, Treasurer.

Mr. Sloan will now be responsible for all aspects of the company's capital structure, cash management, insurance and capital markets transactions, as well as leading the internal Financial Planning and Analysis function. He replaces Scott J. Leffler, who has accepted a Chief Financial Officer position with another company.

Since joining PolyOne in 2009, Mr. Sloan has contributed to the company's success and transformation while serving as assistant corporate controller, finance director for PolyOne Distribution, and most recently as finance director for the Designed Structures and Solutions business unit.  Prior to joining PolyOne, Mr. Sloan held positions at Ernst & Young LLP, including senior manager of Assurance Services, and he later served as director of Accounting Operations at Aleris International.  He holds a bachelor's degree in Accountancy from The Ohio State University and is a certified public accountant. 

"James has demonstrated the financial acumen, analysis and decision-making required to lead our Treasury function and collaborate internally and externally with our banks and other financial stakeholders," said Bradley C. Richardson, executive vice president and chief financial officer.  "We are extremely pleased that James will now be contributing in this expanded role, and we thank Scott for all his past contributions and wish him continued success as he pursues his career goals as a CFO."

About PolyOne

PolyOne Corporation, with 2015 revenues of $3.4 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 committed to its customers, employees, communities and shareholders through ethical, sustainable and fiscally responsible principles. For more information, visit

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