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PolyOne appoints new director for environmental committee
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Mar '17
PolyOne Corporation, a leading global provider of specialised polymer materials, services and solutions, has announced Kim Ann Mink as its independent director for the Environmental, Health and Safety committee. PolyOne is committed to its customers, employees, communities and shareholders through ethical, sustainable and fiscally responsible principles.

Mink has been the 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 had 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.

"We are thrilled that Mink 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."

Mink has done her graduation in chemistry from Hamilton College and also has a PhD in analytical chemistry from Duke University. She is also a graduate of the management programme at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

Commenting on her election, Mink said, "I have spent the majority of my career in specialty chemicals, and it is 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." (RR)

Fibre2Fashion News Desk – India


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