Solutia Names New Division Presidents

ST. LOUIS, Sept. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Solutia Inc. (NYSE: SOA) announced that it has named Mike Donnelly as president and general manager of its Performance Films division and Greta Senn as president and general manager of its Technical Specialties division.

Donnelly most recently served as president and general manager of Solutia's Technical Specialties division. He brings nearly 40 years of manufacturing, business and leadership expertise to Performance Films.

The Performance Films division manufactures films that provide energy savings and safety and security benefits when applied to glass, as well as high-value precision coated films and film components for advanced technology and performance products.

Senn is a proven leader within Solutia, where she most recently served as vice president, business management of the Technical Specialties division. Her previous responsibilities included developing and implementing new strategies for some of Solutia's most profitable product lines, including Solutia's specialty fluids and Crystex businesses.

Solutia's Technical Specialties division is a world leader in high-quality chemicals for the rubber industry; high-temperature synthetic heat-transfer fluids; and fire-resistant aviation hydraulic fluids.

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Corporate Profile

Solutia is a market-leading performance materials and specialty chemicals company. The company focuses on providing solutions for a better life through a range of products, including: Saflex® polyvinyl butyral interlayers for glass lamination and for photovoltaic module encapsulation and Vistasolar® ethylene vinyl acetate films for photovoltaic module encapsulation; LLumar®, Vista(TM), EnerLogic(TM), FormulaOne®, Gila®, V-KOOL®, Huper Optik®, IQue(TM), Sun-X® and Nanolux® aftermarket performance films for automotive and architectural applications; Flexvue(TM) advanced film component solutions for solar and electronic technologies; and technical specialties products including Crystex® insoluble sulfur, Santoflex® PPD antidegradants, Therminol® heat transfer fluids and Skydrol® aviation hydraulic fluids. Solutia's businesses are world leaders in each of their market segments. With its headquarters in St. Louis, Missouri, USA, the company operates globally with approximately 3,400 employees in more than 50 worldwide locations. More information is available at .

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