Kevin M. McMullen

KEVIN M. MCMULLEN is Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President of
OMNOVA Solutions, Inc., a company which was spun off from GenCorp in
September 1999. He was elected Chairman of OMNOVA on February 4, 2001,
after being appointed CEO on December 1, 2000. Previously, Mr. McMullen
was President and Chief Operating Officer from January 4, 2000. He
joined the company on September 9, 1996, as President of GenCorp’s, then
OMNOVA’s Decorative & Building Products business. Prior to joining
GenCorp, Mr. McMullen had been with General Electric Corporation’s
Lighting Division in Cleveland, Ohio. He was the General Manager of
Business Development and Strategic Planning for the $3.5 billion
business. Most recently, he served as General Manager of Discharge
Products, which represented nearly half of the North American sales.
Previously, Mr. McMullen was with McKinsey & Company, serving for six
years in Cleveland, and in various international assignments. Prior to
that, he was an Analyst with Arthur Andersen & Company in Columbus,
Ohio. He received his Bachelor’s degree in Economics from Denison
University in Granville, Ohio, where he graduated with highest honors
and went on to complete his MBA at the University of Chicago, with
concentrations in Marketing and Finance. Mr. McMullen is a member of the
Board of Directors of OMNOVA Solutions and Steris Corporation and serves
on the Executive Committee of the Board of Directors for the Make-A-Wish