AKRON, Ohio--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Myers Industries, Inc. (NYSE: MYE), an international manufacturer of polymer products for industrial, agricultural, automotive, commercial and consumer markets, announced today that Andrean Horton has been appointed as Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer and Secretary, effective October 8, 2018. Ms. Horton joins Myers from A. Schulman, Inc. where she was Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer and Secretary. Ms. Horton brings with her an extensive background in legal operations, employment, governance, contract management, acquisitions, and regulatory affairs.
President and Chief Executive Officer Dave Banyard said, “I am excited to welcome Andrean to Myers Industries. Her prior experience serving as Chief Legal Officer and Secretary of a global enterprise, combined with her established track record of successfully managing complex legal matters, make her an exceptional addition to our executive team."
A graduate of the University of Michigan and Case Western Reserve University School of Law, Ms. Horton began her business career as a litigation associate with Calfee, Halter & Griswold LLP. Throughout her career, Ms. Horton has held various leadership roles including Vice President, Legal & Regulatory Compliance, YRC Worldwide, Inc. and General Counsel & Corporate Secretary, The Bartech Group, Inc. In 2010, Ms. Horton joined A. Schulman as the Senior Corporate Counsel for US, Canada and Latin America. She subsequently served in roles of increasing responsibility, culminating in an appointment in 2016 to Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer and Secretary overseeing the legal affairs of the Enterprise’s global operations. Ms. Horton has a proven track record of establishing robust corporate governance practices.
About Myers Industries
Myers Industries, Inc. is an international manufacturer of polymer products for industrial, agricultural, automotive, commercial and consumer markets. The Company is also the largest distributor of tools, equipment and supplies for the tire, wheel and under-vehicle service industry in the U.S. Visit www.myersindustries.com to learn more.