PolyOne Promotes Joel Rathbun to Senior Vice President, Mergers & Acquisitions

January 11 2016

PolyOne Corporation, a premier global provider of specialized polymer materials, services and solutions, informed that Joel Rathbun has been promoted to senior vice president, Mergers & Acquisitions, reporting to Robert M. Patterson, president and chief executive officer.

Mr. Rathbun returns to lead M&A activity for PolyOne, a role that he previously served upon joining the company in 2011 as vice president, Mergers & Acquisitions. During that time, he expanded and strengthened the company's Specialty platform through his expertise and leadership including the acquisitions of Color Matrix and Glasforms. He also led the efforts to sell the company's non-core vinyl dispersion, blending and suspension resin assets in 2013.

For the last three years, Mr. Rathbun has served as general manager of PolyOne's Specialty Engineered Materials business in North America. In this capacity, he delivered record operating income and profitability, while generating clear, sustainable momentum around cross-business unit and regional collaboration.

Prior to joining PolyOne, Mr. Rathbun amassed more than a decade of banking and M&A experience at Moelis & Company and CIBC World Markets. He earned a bachelor's degree in civil engineering from Queen's University in Ontario, Canada, and a master's degree in civil engineering from Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas.

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