CLEVELAND (June 5)—Geon Co. and M.H. Hanna Co. have assigned a new senior management team to head the $3.5 million polymer services firm to be formed by their impending merger. Reporting to recently announced new Chairman and CEO Phillip D. Ashkettle will be: Thomas A. Waltermire, president and chief operating officer; Peter B. Eckle and Donald J. Knechtges, overseeing acquisitions and new ventures; Dennis A. Cocco, overseeing communications and public affairs; Gregory L. Rutman, corporate secretary and general counsel; and Glenn E. Higby, overseeing safety, health and environmental protection. Appointments are effective upon the close of the planned consolidation, expected by August, M.H. Hanna said.
Geon, M.A. Hanna assign joint management team
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