BEACHWOOD, Ohio, Aug. 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- OMNOVA Solutions (NYSE: OMN) announced that Steven Falloon has joined the Company as General Manager, Performance Materials. Performance Materials serves OMNOVA's traditional core chemical markets of paper, carpet, antioxidants, reinforced rubber, tire cord, and specialty rubber. Falloon and his team will focus on OMNOVA's strategic priority of stabilizing its traditional core businesses and driving margin expansion and cash generation, while continuing to provide excellent value to its customers.
Falloon joins OMNOVA from Chemtura Corporation in West Lafayette, Indiana, where he held several leadership roles since 1999. He most recently served as Global Industry Leader – Building and Construction. Prior roles with Chemtura included General Manager – Phosphorus Flame Retardants, Synergists and Fumigants; Commercial Director – Brominated Flame Retardants; Commercial Manager – Phosphorus Flame Retardants; and Global Industry Leader – Comfort Foam and Insulation Construction. Previously, Falloon worked as a research chemist with AkzoNobel.
OMNOVA Solutions Inc. is a technology-based company with 2014 sales of $1.0 billion and a global workforce of approximately 2,300. OMNOVA is an innovator of emulsion polymers, specialty chemicals, and functional and decorative surfaces for a variety of commercial, industrial and residential end uses. Visit OMNOVA Solutions on the internet at www.omnova.com.
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