OMNOVA Solutions Inc., a Beachwood, Ohio-based provider of emulsion polymers, specialty chemicals and functional and decorative surfaces, has hired Steven Falloon as general manager, performance materials.
Performance materials include OMNOVA’s traditional core chemical markets of paper, carpet, antioxidants, reinforced rubber, tire cord and specialty rubber. Falloon and his team will focus on stabilizing these core businesses and driving margin expansion and cash generation.
Falloon joins OMNOVA from Chemtura Corp., where he held several leadership roles since 1999. Previously, he worked as a research chemist with AkzoNobel.