PolyOne Board Elects Kim Ann Mink as Director

March 8, 2017

CLEVELAND, March 8, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- PolyOne Corporation (NYSE: POL), a leading global provider of specialized polymer materials, services and solutions, announced that its Board of Directors has elected Kim Ann Mink as an independent director effective today.  She will serve on the Environmental, Health and Safety committee. 

Dr. Mink, 57, is chairman, president and chief executive officer at Innophos Holdings, Inc., a leading international producer of performance-critical and nutritional functional ingredients, with applications in food, health and industrial specialties markets.  She joined Innophos in 2015 from the Dow Chemical Company where she served most recently as business president of Elastomers, Electrical and Telecommunications.    Prior to joining Dow Chemical in 2009, she had previously served for more than 20 years at the Rohm and Haas Company (which was acquired by Dow Chemical) where she held roles of increasing responsibility, including corporate vice president and general manager for the Ion Exchange Resins business.

Dr. Mink received a bachelor's degree in Chemistry from Hamilton College and a Ph.D. in Analytical Chemistry from Duke University.  She is a graduate of the Management Program at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

"We are thrilled that Kim Ann has joined our Board of Directors," said Robert M. Patterson, chairman, president and chief executive officer, PolyOne Corporation.  "Her technical expertise, proven leadership and broad understanding of key end markets for PolyOne further strengthen our exceptional Board."

Commenting on her election, Dr. Mink said, "I've spent the majority of my career in specialty chemicals, and it's a privilege to have now joined PolyOne, another innovative leader, in a director capacity.  I look forward to contributing in my role on the Board, as the company builds upon its track record of innovation, growth and value generation."

About PolyOne

PolyOne Corporation, with 2016 revenues of $3.3 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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