COLUMBUS, OH - Hexion Holdings Corp., the indirect parent of Hexion Inc., recently announced that Barbara Joanne Edwards was appointed a member of its board of directors. Her election became effective June 1, 2021.

"We are pleased to have Joanne join our Board of Directors, and with the tremendous strategic experience she brings, we are looking forward to her contributions that will help guide Hexion's long-term growth," said Craig Rogerson, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer. "The Board will also benefit greatly from her perspective and significant experience in operations and corporate governance within the industrial and residential sectors, further strengthening the Board's overall competencies and capabilities."

Edwards has over 17 years of experience as a senior leader in a variety of roles at Eaton Corp. and Schneider Electric Co. At Eaton she served as the Senior Vice President & General Manager of Residential & Wiring Devices, where she was responsible for all functions of the business, and her operational responsibilities included manufacturing plants in the United States, Mexico, Caribbean, and Asia. She also held a number of leadership roles while at Schneider Electric including President of their subsidiary Veris Industries LLC from 2002-2007.

She is currently on the Boards of Armsted Industries Inc. and Standex International Corp. Edwards will serve on the Hexion Holdings Nomination and Governance Committee and Compensation Committee.

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