BERWYN, Pa.--(Styron, the leading global materials company established in June 2010, today announced the appointment of Ralph A. Than as Vice President and Treasurer of Styron effective September 24, 2012. He will be a member of the Senior Leadership Team.)--
“We are extremely pleased to name a Treasurer with Ralph’s senior strategic experience with more than 25 years in complex global industrial firms”
Than joins Styron from Dana Holding Corporation (NYSE:DANA), a global leading supplier of power technology products, where he has served as Vice President and Treasurer since 2009. From 2004 to 2008, he was VP Finance and Treasurer of Owens Corning, a market leading innovator of building materials and fiber-glass technology. From 2000 to 2003, he served as Senior VP and Treasurer of Metris Companies, Inc, a $12 billion consumer financial services firm.
“We are extremely pleased to name a Treasurer with Ralph’s senior strategic experience with more than 25 years in complex global industrial firms,” said John Feenan, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Styron. “His treasury and leadership skills will steer Styron’s strong treasury group managing cash flow, currency and other financial risks in the company while meeting financial commitments.”
Than holds a Masters in Business Administration from Marquette University and a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Applied Computer Science and Business Administration from the University of Wisconsin.
He will be located at Styron’s global operating center in Berwyn, PA.
Styron is a leading global materials company and manufacturer of plastics, latex and rubber, dedicated to collaborating with customers to deliver innovative and sustainable solutions. Styron's technology is used by customers in industries such as home appliances, automotive, building & construction, carpet, consumer electronics, consumer goods, electrical & lighting, medical, packaging, paper & paperboard, rubber goods and tires. Styron had approximately $6 billion in revenue in 2011, with 20 manufacturing sites around the world, and 2100 employees. More information can be found at www.styron.com