PolyOne Shareholders Re-Elect Board of Directors

May 14, 2003

CLEVELAND, May 15, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- PolyOne Corporation (NYSE:POL), a leading global polymer services company, announced that shareholders at its annual meeting today re-elected the current 10-member Board of Directors to serve additional one-year terms.

The PolyOne annual meeting was webcast live, and can still be accessed in the Investor Relations section of the Company's Web site, http://www.polyone.com.

About PolyOne

PolyOne Corporation, with 2002 revenues of $2.5 billion, is an international polymer services company with operations in thermoplastic compounds, specialty resins, specialty polymer formulations, engineered films, color and additive systems, elastomer compounding and thermoplastic resin distribution. Headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, PolyOne has employees at manufacturing sites in North America, Europe, Asia and Australia, and joint ventures in North America, South American, Europe, Asia and Australia. Information on the Company's products and services can be found at http://www.polyone.com.

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