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Trinseo Appoints Paula Cooney as Senior Vice President, Chief Human Resources Officer

BERWYN, Pa.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–$TSETrinseo (NYSE: TSE), a global materials company and manufacturer of plastics and latex binders today announced that Paula Cooney will assume the role of Senior Vice President, Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO) effective November 29, 2021.

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Cooney will be responsible for all human resource activities at Trinseo globally and will also become a member of Trinseo’s Executive Management team. The role will be moved from Switzerland to North America and Cooney will replace Trinseo’s current Switzerland-based SVP, CHRO, Alice Heezen, who will be leaving the company.

“I want to thank Alice for the many contributions she has made to Trinseo over the years and wish her the best in her future endeavors. We are thrilled to have Paula join us during this critical moment in our company’s transformational journey to become a specialty solutions provider,” said Frank Bozich, Trinseo President and Chief Executive Officer. “Ensuring we have robust business processes, the right talent and building a culture that is poised for change are essential components to achieving our business strategy. Paula joins Trinseo with deep and relevant experience as the CHRO at two publicly traded companies, with extensive experience leading organizations through significant acquisitions and integrations. I am confident that Paula will help us ensure we have the right talent and culture to achieve our goal of becoming a higher margin and less cyclical specialty materials and sustainable solutions provider.”

Prior to joining Trinseo, Cooney was Senior Vice President, Human Resources, for FLIR Systems, Inc. where she provided strategic direction as the company’s human resources leader. Before FLIR Systems, Inc., Cooney served as Vice President, Human Resources and Communications for Minnesota-based H.B. Fuller Company, a $3 billion global specialty chemicals company, where she worked for a decade and held multiple roles in HR leadership. Prior to joining H.B. Fuller in 2010, Cooney enjoyed a nearly 15-year career at Intel Corporation, holding HR roles of increasing responsibility. Cooney has a diploma in personnel management from the National College of Ireland and an MBS in human resource management and industrial relations from University College Dublin (Smurfit School of Business).

About Trinseo

Trinseo (NYSE: TSE) is a global materials solutions provider and manufacturer of plastics and latex binders with a focus on delivering innovative, sustainable, and value-creating products that are intrinsic to our daily lives. Trinseo is dedicated to making a positive impact on society by partnering with like-minded stakeholders, and supporting the sustainability goals of our customers in a wide range of end-markets including automotive, consumer electronics, appliances, medical devices, packaging, footwear, carpet, paper and board, and building and construction. Trinseo had approximately $3.0 billion in net sales in 2020 and has 26 manufacturing sites around the world and approximately 3,800 employees. For more information, please visit: www.trinseo.com.

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ALC Appoints Jason Johnson Vice President of Human Resources

DENVER–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#AlternativeTransportation–Alternative student transportation company ALC Schools (ALC) today announced the appointment of Jason Johnson as Vice President of Human Resources. Johnson joins ALC with more than two decades of experience, both as a civilian and member of United States Air Force, leading high-performance teams capable of sustained operational excellence.

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“Welcoming Jason to the company further demonstrates ALC’s commitment to the development and growth of our team,” said Mitch Bowling, CEO, ALC Schools. “Jason’s experience in human resources operations, workforce planning, organizational development, process improvement, education and training will enable us to hire and retain a team of individuals dedicated to meeting our number one objective which is to provide best-in-class transportation services to our growing number of district partners.”

Johnson joins ALC Schools from Effectv (formerly Comcast Spotlight), the advertising division of Comcast Cable, where he served as Director of Human Resources Operations. There he led the team responsible for all HR operational activities for the 3,000-employee organization. Among his key accomplishments at Effectv were leading the creation of the organization’s first HR standard operating procedures, calendar and file structure. Prior to that, Johnson served as Director, HR Business Partner, for Comcast Spotlight’s Customer Care and Services Team, which included 900+ employees. While there, he was responsible for setting direction, embracing and incorporating Human Capital strategy.

Johnson joined Comcast Spotlight in 2017 after retiring from the U.S. Air Force, where he held a succession of human resources, talent development, operations, training and organizational development, and project management roles. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Behavioral Science and Leadership from the U.S. Air Force Academy and a Master of Science Degree in Engineering Psychology from Georgia Tech.

As Vice President of Human Resources for ALC Schools, Johnson will oversee the company’s Environmental, Social and Corporate Governance (ESG) initiatives, in addition to leading the human resources team in program execution surrounding recruitment, employee relations, and training and development.

Johnson is based out of ALC Schools’ corporate headquarters location in Denver, Colo.

About ALC Schools

ALC Schools is the nationwide safety leader in alternative student transportation and subject matter experts on federal, state, and district transportation requirements. Leveraging its proprietary Smart Routing Technology and custom-tailored services, the company has been a driving force in alleviating driver shortages, accommodating varying bell times, and serving the unique needs of McKinney-Vento, special needs, ESSA, hard-to-serve trips, and out-of-district students.

Learn more at www.alcschools.com.

Contacts

Media Contact:
Abi Studer

ALC Schools

astuder@alcschools.com