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Trinseo Elects New Board Members.

Trinseo, a global materials company and manufacturer of plastics, latex binders, and synthetic rubber, announced that Sandra Beach Lin and Mark Tomkins were elected to its board of directors, effective Nov. 20.

"Trinseo continues to expand the diversity of global operational experience and executive management skills of its board of directors," says Frank Bozich, Trinseo president and chief executive officer. "Sandra has extensive senior executive experience in multiple industries, bringing a strong operational foundation and wide-ranging international and governance experience to our board of directors. Mark brings years of financial, accounting, and management expertise, along with his experience on other public and private company boards."

Beach Lin served as president and chief executive officer of Calisolar, Inc., a manufacturer of solar silicon and multicrystalline solar cells, from 201 0 to 2011. Previously, she was executive vice president, then corporate executive vice president, at the global technology and specialty materials company Celanese Corp. from 2007 to 2010. Beach Lin was also group vice president at Avery Dennison Corp. from 2005 to 2007, president of Alcoa Closure Systems International (a division of Alcoa Inc.) from 2002 to 2005, and held various executive positions at Honeywell International from 1994 to 2001. She has served on the board of directors of American Electric Power and Interface Biologics since 2012, PolyOne Corp. since 2013, and also served as a director of WESCO Internationals from 2002 to 2019.

Tomkins served as senior vice president and chief financial officer of the petrochemical and polymers company Innovene from 2005 to 2006. Prior, he was senior vice president, chief financial officer, and treasurer of Vulcan Materials from 2001 to 2005. He worked at Great Lakes Chemical Corp., a chemical research, production, sales, and distribution company, as senior vice president and chief financial officer from 1 998 to 2001, and was vice president finance and business development for polymers and vice president finance and business development for electronic materials at Honeywell International. Tomkins has served on the board of directors of ServiceMaster since 201 5, WR Grace & Co. since 2006, and has served as a director of Klockner Pentaplast, Elevance Renewable Sciences, and CVR Energy. He is also a certified public accountant.

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Date:Jan 1, 2020
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