OMNOVA Solutions recently announced that Anne Noonan will join the company as president of the Performance Chemicals business segment, effective September 22. She succeeds James Hohman, who will retire on October 24. Hohman will assume the role of special advisor to Noonan until his retirement date.

“We are excited to welcome Anne Noonan to OMNOVA Solutions,” said Kevin McMullen, chairman and CEO. “She has an impressive background in the specialty chemicals industry, from strategic marketing to product development and innovation, to mergers and acquisitions, to general management. Anne has a strong history of transforming businesses through strategic actions, teamwork and alignment, and an intense focus on initiatives that will drive profitable growth.”

Noonan joins OMNOVA from Chemtura Corp., a global developer and manufacturer of specialty chemicals, where she held several leadership positions.

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