PolyOne Corporation haas hired Cathy K. Dodd as vice president, marketing.
Dodd succeeds Julie A. McAlindon, who was promoted to president of PolyOne's Designed Structures and Solutions following the acquisition of Spartech. Dodd will be responsible for developing and executing PolyOne's marketing strategy and leading all corporate marketing functions to achieve the company's objectives of profitable sales growth, innovation, specialty mix improvement and value creation.
Dodd joined PolyOne from Eastman Chemical Company where she served in strategic marketing roles, including director of downstream engagement and design, as well as director of global chemicals marketing. In addition she worked at Honeywell International as brand manager for FRAM and Autolite, as well as global market manager for healthcare specialty films. Dodd began her career at Ashland Oil, serving in various marketing, supply chain and commercial role.