Kevin M. McMullen
Chairman, CEO, & President of OMNOVA Solutions, Inc. 


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Kevin McMullen is Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, and President of OMNOVA Solutions Inc. (NYSE: OMN). Mr. McMullen was elected Chairman of OMNOVA’s Board of Directors in February 2001 after being appointed CEO in December 2000. He joined the company in 1996 as President of the Decorative & Building Products business. He is Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Ideastream and is also a member of the Board of Directors of Steris Corporation (NYSE: STE). Previously, he worked as General Manager of Business Development and Strategic Planning for General Electric Corporation’s Lighting Division. Mr. McMullen holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from Denison University and earned an MBA from the University of Chicago, with concentrations in marketing and finance.

OMNOVA Solutions is a nearly $1 billion global innovator of performance-enhancing chemistries and surfaces used in products for a variety of commercial, industrial, and residential applications. As a strategic business-to-business supplier, OMNOVA provides The Science in Better Brands, with emulsion polymers, specialty chemicals, coated upholstery fabrics, and specialty laminates that deliver critical performance attributes to top brand-name, end-use products sold around the world. Served markets include specialty coatings, nonwovens, construction materials, automotive interiors, laminated retail store fixtures, food service furniture, and flooring.

OMNOVA has strategically located facilities  in North America, Europe, and Asia. Headquartered in Beachwood, Ohio the company brings its solutions to the global marketplace and services customers in more than 90 countries.