FAIRLAWN, Ohio—Omnova Solutions Inc. has promoted Sandra L. Klaasse to vice president of the company´s Paper business unit and named James J. Hohman as vice president of the firm´s Specialty Chemicals business unit.
Klaasse, a 10-year company veteran, was most recently director of operations at Omnova´s Mogadore, Ohio, facility. She takes over the position vacated by Hohman, and will continue to work out of Mogadore.
Hohman joined the company in 1996 as director of strategic business development before heading the Paper unit. He will oversee the Specialty business headquartered in Chester, S.C.
Omnova´s Paper unit also promoted two within its marketing department.
Robin McCann was named director of marketing after serving as market development manager. Jaclyn Laurich becomes marketing development specialist for the Paper unit after working as a process engineer at Omnova´s Mogadore pilot plant.