PolyOne Shareholders Approve All Proposals at 2017 Annual Meeting

May 11, 2017

CLEVELAND, May 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- PolyOne Corporation (NYSE: POL), a leading global provider of specialized polymer materials, services and solutions, today held its 2017 annual meeting of shareholders, during which time all presented proposals before shareholders were approved.

Actions included the election of the following 10 individuals to serve on the company's Board of Directors until the 2018 annual meeting: Richard H. Fearon, Gregory J. Goff, William R. Jellison, Sandra Beach Lin, Richard A. Lorraine, Kim Ann Mink, Robert M. Patterson, William H. Powell, Kerry J. Preete, and William A. Wulfsohn.

Director Farah M. Walters retired from the board after 19 years of exemplary service.  "Farah was one of the original directors during the formation of PolyOne in 2000, and she has provided valuable insights throughout our transformation to a specialty growth company.  We are grateful for her many contributions to PolyOne's success, and we wish her all the best," said Robert M. Patterson, chairman, president and CEO, PolyOne Corporation.

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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Investor Relations Contact: Eric R. Swanson, Director, Investor Relations, PolyOne Corporation, +1 440-930-1018,; Media Contact: Kyle G. Rose, Vice President, Corporate Communications, PolyOne Corporation, +1 440-930-3162,

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