OMNOVA Solutions (NYSE: OMN) appointed Jason Riley as Distributor Sales Manager – Americas for its chemical business. In this newly created position, Riley will have responsibility for the support and growth of OMNOVA’s indirect sales channel for key markets including coatings, tape and adhesives, elastomeric modification, paper and packaging, construction, textiles, and graphic arts.
In addition to providing a strategic focus on distributor partnerships for OMNOVA’s chemicals businesses, Riley will work internally to further align OMNOVA’s organizational support functions, ensuring the quality and consistency of service provided to distributor partners.
Riley previously was with SABIC/GE Plastics, where he was Distribution Commercial leader and managed key partner relationships. Riley also served as a Non-Commissioned Officer in the United States Marine Corps Reserve for eight years and has a Bachelor’s in business administration from the University of North Carolina Charlotte.