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Board Membership 
 
Stephen D. Newlin
Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of PolyOne since February 2006. Mr. Newlin served as President - Industrial Sector of Ecolab, Inc., a global developer and marketer of cleaning and sanitizing specialty chemicals, products and services from 2003-2006. Mr. Newlin served as President and a Director of Nalco Chemical Company, a manufacturer of specialty chemicals, services and systems, from 1998-2001 and was President, Chief Operating Officer and Vice Chairman from 2000-2001. Mr. Newlin serves on the Boards of Directors of Black Hills Corporation and Oshkosh Corporation.

Dr. Carol A. Cartwright
Retired President of Bowling Green State University, a public higher education institution. Dr. Cartwright served in this role from January 2009 until June 2011 and served as Interim President from July 2008 to January 2009.  Dr. Cartwright served as President of Kent State University, a public higher education institution, from 1991 until her retirement in June 2006. Dr. Cartwright serves on the Board of Directors of FirstEnergy.

Richard H. Fearon
Vice Chairman and Chief Financial and Planning Officer of Eaton Corporation, a global manufacturing company, since February 2009.  Mr. Fearon served as Executive Vice President, Chief Financial and Planning Officer from April 2002 to February 2009.  Mr. Fearon served as a Partner of Willow Place Partners LLC from 2001 to 2002 and was the Senior Vice President Corporate Development for Transamerica Corporation from 1995 to 2000.

Gregory J. Goff
President and Chief Executive Officer of Tesoro Corporation, a leading company in the independent refining and marketing business since May 2010, and Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Tesoro Logistics, a NYSE-listed master limited partnership, since April 2011.  Mr. Goff served in positions at ConocoPhillips (formerly Conoco, Inc.) from 1981 to 2010, including Senior Vice President, Commercial, from 2008 to 2010.  Mr. Goff serves as a director of the American Fuels and Petrochemical Manufacturers and on the National Advisory Board of the University of Utah Business School.  

Gordon D. Harnett
Lead Director of our Board of Directors since July 18, 2007.  Retired Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Materion Corp. (formerly known as Brush Engineered Materials Inc.), an international supplier and producer of high performance engineered materials.  Mr. Harnett served in this capacity from 1991 until his retirement in May 2006.  Mr. Harnett serves on the Boards of Directors of EnPro Industries, Inc., and Acuity Brands, Inc.

Sandra Beach Lin
Retired President and Chief Executive Officer of Calisolar Inc., a solar silicon manufacturer.  Prior to Calisolar, Ms. Lin served in positions at Celanese Corporation, including Corporate Executive Vice President, from 2007 to 2010, and in other senior roles at Avery Dennison, Alcoa and Honeywell.  She serves on the Board of Directors of American Electric Power and WESCO International.  She is a director for Junior Achievement USA and the Committee of 200.   

Richard A. Lorraine
Retired Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Eastman Chemical Company, a specialty chemicals company.  Mr. Lorraine served in this capacity from 2003 to 2008.  Mr. Lorraine also served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Occidental Chemical Company from 1995 to 2003.  Mr. Lorraine serves on the Board of Directors of Carus Corporation.

William H. Powell
Retired Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of National Starch and Chemical Company, a specialty chemicals company.  Mr. Powell served in this capacity from 1999 until his retirement in 2006.  Mr. Powell serves on the Boards of Directors of Granite Construction Incorporated and FMC Corporation.

Kerry J. Preete
Executive Vice President, Global Strategy for Monsanto Company, a leading global provider of technology-based solutions and agricultural products that improve farm productivity and food quality, since 2010.  Mr. Preete was Monsanto Company‚Äôs President, Global Crop Protection Division from 2009 to 2010 and Vice President, International Commercial Business from 2008 to 2009.

Farah M. Walters
President and Chief Executive Officer of QualHealth, LLC, a healthcare consulting firm, since 2005.  From 1992 until her retirement in June 2002, Ms. Walters was the President and Chief Executive Officer of University Hospitals Health System and University Hospitals of Cleveland.  Ms. Walters currently serves on the Board of Directors of Celanese Corporation.

William A. Wulfsohn
President and Chief Executive Officer of Carpenter Technology Corporation, a NYSE-listed leading provider of specialty metals to numerous industries, since 2010.  Mr. Wulfsohn has served as a director of Carpenter since April 2009.  Mr. Wulfsohn served as Senior Vice President, Coatings, at PPG Industries from 2005 to 2010 and as Vice President, Coatings and Managing Director, PPG Europe from 2003 to 2005.

 Current Committee Membership

= Member                        = Chairperson
AuditCompensationEnvironmental,
Health, and Safety
Nominating and
Governance
 Independent Directors
Dr. Carol A. Cartwright
Richard H. Fearon
Gregory J. Goff
Gordon D. Harnett
Sandra Beach Lin
Richard A. Lorraine
William H. Powell
Kerry J. Preete
Farah M. Walters
William A. Wulfsohn
 Management Directors
Stephen D. Newlin
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