The Board of Directors of Palmer-Donavin has announced Robyn Pollina will become the company’s new CEO.

Robyn Pollina

Bob Woodward Jr., chairman of the Board at Palmer-Donavin, announced that Pollina, currently the company’s CFO, has been named CEO of Palmer-Donavin. She will take on the position upon the retirement of current CEO, Ron Calhoun, on August 1, 2020. Pollina moves into the role after 25 years with the company, having served as CFO for 23 of those 25 years.

“It has been an honor to lead Palmer-Donavin for 25 years,” said Calhoun. “Robyn has been a member of our leadership team during my entire tenure, and it has been my pleasure to have worked with her and watch her develop as a leader. I have no doubt the company will continue to prosper into the future under her vision and guidance.”

As a member of the Board, Calhoun will continue to work with Pollina and the executive team to develop strategic initiatives and important relationships.

“I am humbled and honored to have been selected as Palmer-Donavin’s next CEO,” Pollina said. “I am grateful to our supportive Board of Directors and our current CEO, Ron Calhoun, as we work on a smooth transition. Our company has a long legacy of strong relationships with our customers in the markets we serve. I have great confidence in our entire leadership team to develop a vision that creates continued and enhanced value for our employee owners, our suppliers and our customers.”

Woodward expressed his support of Pollina, saying, “Robyn is an outstanding choice to lead this great company. She has excelled in every assignment and has proven herself to be a true leader whatever the task or in whatever the organization.”

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