WESTLAKE, OHIO – May 17, 2023 – GEON Performance Solutions, experts in performance polymer compounding and process technology, announced today it reached a milestone in its cultural and sustainability journey. GEON started its partnership with Great Place To Work (GPTW) in 2021 to baseline its culture, gather insights from all associates and forward-steer strategies to create engagement and inclusion of its teams around the world. GEON established culture and people as a foundational pillar of its Vision 2025 and sustainability strategy
This year was the second time GEON participated in the GPTW survey. The company achieved a major milestone towards its objective of being globally recognized as a Great Place To Work by 2025 by obtaining the prestigious certification label in Mexico, Canada and China. All locations were notified on May 1, 2023, about the honor.
Great Place To Work is the global authority on workplace culture, employee experience andleadership behaviors proven to deliver market-leading revenue and increased innovation. Through the certification process, GPTW captures employee feedback and details about the programs and practices that qualify a company culture as being exceptional.
“Great Place To Work companies are evaluated against the very best in the world. To achieve this certification for three countries is an incredible honor and evidence that our journey to cultural excellence is on the right track,” said GEON Chief Executive Officer Tracy Garrison. “GEON is on an intentional journey to connect its core values to our culture and Environment, Social and Governance (ESG) priorities. This cannot happen without the energy and commitment of our employees, and we are grateful for them and their commitment to building a great company.”
“We are passionate about building a company where our people and our culture are key differentiators, both in the workplace and the marketplace. Receiving this certification in three countries energizes our drive to continuously improve,” said Jerome Beguerie, Chief Human Resources Officer.
“GEON is committed to building an award-worthy culture. There is no magic trick to improve
overnight, and it does not rest on only a few individuals to drive change – it takes us all to engage, to be
willing to lean-in, speak-up, participate and help one another to get better. We are honored to be
recognized this year, having made meaningful improvements amid a volatile environment as our teams
continuously demonstrate and exemplify our core values to Win Together, Create Opportunities and Pay
it Forward,” Beguerie said.
About GEON Performance Solutions
GEON Performance Solutions is a global leader in the formulation, development and manufacture of performance polymer solutions. With a portfolio of highly adaptable vinyl and polyolefin polymer technologies as well as a full-service manufacturing business, GEON combines three powerful traditions into a single, customer-focused business. GEON Performance Solutions is a leading innovator in the development of performance material solutions for a broad range of markets including appliances, building & construction, electronics, healthcare, transportation, wire & cable and more. GEON Performance Solutions has 1,100 global associates and 12 world class manufacturing plants with headquarters in a western suburb of Cleveland, Ohio. Please visit us at www.geon.com to learn more. GEON Performance Solutions is a portfolio company of SK Capital Partners.
For more information about GEON, the GPTW certification or its ESG programs, contact Wendy Herbst, GEON Chief Commercial Officer, at email@example.com or 847-274-7724