CLEVELAND, March 1, 2013 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- PolyOne Corporation (NYSE: POL), a premier global provider of specialized polymer materials, services and solutions, today announced that Isaac DeLuca has been appointed to the position of vice president, planning and investor relations.
Mr. DeLuca will succeed Cynthia Tomasch, who has been appointed general manager, Color North America. Mr. DeLuca will lead all investor relations activities and serve as the primary point of contact for PolyOne's investment community. He will also be responsible for PolyOne's corporate financial analysis and planning functions.
"Isaac clearly demonstrates the leadership skills, rigor and technical ability to lead the financial planning requirements of the position, and his communications skills and knowledge of the company will be well received by our investors and analysts," said Richard J. Diemer, Jr., senior vice president and chief financial officer.
Mr. Diemer added, "I would like to wish Cynthia success in her new leadership role within our Global Color, Additives and Inks business segment and thank her for the significant contributions she made to PolyOne's financial planning and investor relations functions."Mr. DeLuca joined PolyOne in 2011 as director of internal audit, delivering consistent, continual improvement of the company's internal controls processes. He was also responsible for the successful integration of ColorMatrix into PolyOne's audit and SOX compliance processes. Prior to PolyOne, he held finance and managerial roles of increasing responsibility at Pfizer and Merck & Co. Mr. DeLuca earned a bachelor's degree, master's degree in accounting, and a master's of business administration, all from Northeastern University in Boston, Massachusetts. He is also a certified public accountant. About PolyOne PolyOne Corporation, with 2012 revenues of $3.0 billion, is a premier provider of specialized polymer materials, services and solutions. The company is dedicated to serving customers in diverse industries around the globe, by creating value through collaboration, innovation and an unwavering commitment to excellence. Guided by its Core Values, Sustainability Promise and No Surprises Pledge(SM), PolyOne is committed to its customers, employees, communities and shareholders through ethical, sustainable and fiscally responsible principles. For more information, visit www.polyone.com. To access PolyOne's news library online, please visit www.polyone.com/news