AKRON, Ohio, June 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- A. Schulman, Inc. (Nasdaq-GS: SHLM) announced today that R. Kelly Hines has been appointed Director, Global Financial Planning and Analysis, effective immediately. Working in conjunction with Chief Financial Officer Joseph Levanduski and the Executive Leadership Team, Mr. Hines will develop, coordinate and implement strategic financial planning and budgeting processes throughout A. Schulman's global operations.
Mr. Hines will report to Mr. Levanduski, but also will have an important role working with Patricia Mishic, Chief Marketing Officer, on key strategic growth initiatives.
"Kelly has substantial experience in strategic planning and managing financial processes for global industrial operations," Mr.Levanduski said. "He will be an excellent addition to our team as we continue to pursue our global growth and profitability goals to maximize shareholder value."
Most recently, Mr. Hines was Corporate Director, Financial Planning and Analysis for Exal Corporation, a privately held manufacturer of aluminum containers, based in Youngstown, Ohio. Prior to Exal, Mr. Hines held several financial leadership positions, the most recent being seven years in global financial planning and controller positions at The Timken Company, a Canton, Ohio-based manufacturer of friction management and mechanical power transmission products. He received a bachelor's degree in accounting from Auburn University.About A. Schulman, Inc. Headquartered in Akron, Ohio, A. Schulman is a leading international supplier of high-performance plastic compounds and resins. These materials are used in a variety of consumer, industrial, automotive and packaging applications. The Company employs about 3,100 people and has 35 manufacturing facilities globally. A. Schulman reported net sales of $2.2 billion for the fiscal year ended August 31, 2011. Additional information about A. Schulman can be found at www.aschulman.com. SHLM_ALL
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