PolyOne Shareholders Approve All Proposals at 2019 Annual Meeting

May 16, 2019

CLEVELAND, May 16, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- PolyOne Corporation (NYSE: POL), a leading global provider of specialized polymer materials, services and solutions, today held its 2019 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 2020 annual meeting: Robert E. Abernathy, Richard H. Fearon, Gregory J. Goff, William R. Jellison, Sandra Beach Lin, Dr. Kim Ann Mink, Robert M. Patterson, Kerry J. Preete, Dr. Patricia Verduin and William A. Wulfsohn.

Director William H. Powell retired from the board after 11 years of dedicated service.  "Bill has served on our board since 2008, and has been an instrumental contributor to our growth as a specialty company," said Robert M. Patterson, Chairman, President and CEO, PolyOne Corporation.  "We thank him for his guidance and support and many insights over the years.  We wish him the best in retirement."

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 adds value to global customers and improves sustainability through formulating materials, such as:

  • Barrier technologies that preserve the shelf-life and quality of food, beverages, medicine and other perishable goods through high-performance materials that require less plastic
  • Light-weighting solutions that replace heavier traditional materials like metal, glass and wood, which can improve fuel efficiency in all modes of transportation
  • Breakthrough technologies that minimize wastewater and improve the recyclability of materials and packaging across a spectrum of end uses

PolyOne employs approximately 6,900 associates, is certified ACC Responsible Care® and Great Place to Work®, and is a founding member of the Alliance to End Plastic Waste.  For more information, visit

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Investor Relations Contact - Joe Di Salvo, Vice President, Treasurer and Investor Relations, PolyOne Corporation, +1 440-930-1921,; Media Contact - Kyle G. Rose, Vice President, Corporate Communications, PolyOne Corporation, +1 440-930-3162,

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