AVON LAKE, Ohio—Avient Corp. has hired Jamie A. Beggs as senior vice president and chief financial officer.
Beggs succeeds Bradley Richardson, who will retire later this year, the company said in a statement. She brings 20 years of experience in financial leadership, most recently as CFO for Hunt Consolidated Inc.
Avient is a materials company that used to be known as PolyOne Corp. The company's name change took place in July alongside the completion of a large acquisition.
"We are thrilled to welcome Jamie to our executive leadership team, as we accelerate our specialty growth strategy during this new era as Avient," Robert Patterson, chairman, president and CEO, said in the release. "With her prior CFO experience, industry expertise and inspirational leadership, I look forward to partnering with her as our company delivers on the value creation opportunities before us."
Avient had about $4 billion in pro forma revenues in 2019 and employs about 9,100 people.