Myers Industries Inc., an international manufacturer of polymer products for industrial, agricultural, automotive, commercial and consumer markets, announced that Andrean Horton has been appointed as executive vice president, chief legal officer and secretary, effective today, Oct. 8.
Horton joins Myers from A. Schulman Inc. where she was executive vice president, chief legal officer and secretary. She brings with her an extensive background in legal operations, employment, governance, contract management, acquisitions and regulatory affairs.
President and CEO 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, Horton began her business career as a litigation associate with Calfee, Halter & Griswold LLP. Throughout her career, Horton has held various leadership roles including vice president, legal and regulatory compliance, YRC Worldwide Inc. and general counsel and corporate secretary, The Bartech Group Inc. In 2010, Horton joined A. Schulman as the senior corporate counsel for the U.S., 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.