AKRON, Ohio, Oct. 18, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- A. Schulman, Inc. (Nasdaq: SHLM) today announced that it will host an "Investor Day" event in New York City on November 16, 2016. At this event the Company will unveil its refined growth strategy, as well as provide insight into the strategic and operational details underpinning its fiscal 2017 guidance and long-term outlook.
Joseph Gingo, chairman, president and chief executive officer; Gary Miller, chief operating officer; and John Richardson, chief financial officer as of November 1, 2016, will each make a formal presentation. This event also will feature a panel discussion with the Company's global business unit leaders - Frank Roederer, senior vice president & general manager of United States and Canada and Engineered Composites; Heinrich Lingnau, senior vice president & general manager of Europe, Middle East and Africa;
Gustavo Perez, senior vice president & general manager of Latin America; and Derek Bristow, senior vice president & general manager of Asia Pacific - who will discuss their respective end-market trends and key growth initiatives.
Slides used during the Investor Day presentations will be posted in the Investors section of the Company's website at www.aschulman.com, and the Company intends to include them in an 8-K filing on the day of the event.
About A. Schulman, Inc.
A. Schulman, Inc. is a leading international supplier of high-performance plastic compounds and resins headquartered in Akron, Ohio. Since 1928, the Company has been providing innovative solutions to meet its customers' demanding requirements. The Company's customers span a wide range of markets such as packaging, mobility, building & construction, electronics & electrical, agriculture, personal care & hygiene, sports, leisure & home, custom services and others. The Company employs approximately 4,800 people and has 54 manufacturing facilities globally. A. Schulman reported net sales of approximately $2.4 billion for the fiscal year ended August 31, 2015. Additional information about A. Schulman can be found at
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