Chrisman's career has included leadership roles in both sales and global sourcing. He was most recently Vice President, Global Commodity Management at Alcoa, Inc. Previously, he led worldwide commercial efforts at Chemtura Corporation as Sales Vice President of Polymer Additives, and as Global Commercial Director of Flame Retardants and Brominated Performance Products. Chrisman also held key commercial positions at Ohio Valley Plastic Group, Nova Chemicals, Mozel Incorporated, Great Lakes Chemical Corporation and Dow Chemical Company.
OMNOVA Solutions Inc. is a technology-based company with 2014 sales of $1.0 billion and a global workforce of approximately 2,300. OMNOVA is an innovator of emulsion polymers, specialty chemicals, and functional and decorative surfaces for a variety of commercial, industrial and residential end uses.