Palmer-Donavin

The board of directors of Palmer-Donavin announced Robyn Pollina as the company’s new CEO. Pollina, currently the company’s CFO, will succeed the retiring Ron Calhoun as CEO, effective August 1. The newly appointed CEO has worked with Palmer-Donavin for the past 25 years, serving as CFO for the past 23 years.

“I am humbled and honored to have been selected as Palmer-Donavin’s next CEO. I am grateful to our supportive Board of Directors and our current CEO, Ron Calhoun, as we work on a smooth transition,” Pollina said in a news release. “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.”

Bob Woodward Jr., chairman of the board, said Pollina is an “outstanding choice” for CEO and that she has “excelled in every assignment and has proven herself to be a true leader whatever the task is.” Calhoun will continue to serve as the member of the board and work with Pollina and the executive team to develop strategic initiatives and important relationships.

““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.”

Columbus, Ohio-based Palmer-Donavin is a distributor of building materials and a door fabricator.