Robyn Polina new CEO at Palmer Donavin

July 7, 2020

By: The Working Forest Staff

Columbus, Ohio — The Board of Directors of Palmer-Donavin has announced Robyn Pollina as the company’s new CEO.

Bob Woodward Jr., Chairman of the Board at Palmer-Donavin, announced that Robyn Pollina, current CFO at Palmer-Donavin, has been named CEO of Palmer-Donavin succeeding retiring CEO, Ron Calhoun, effective August 1, 2020. Robyn moves into this role after having been with the company for 25 years and serving as CFO for the past 23 years.

“It has been an honour 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.

Robyn Pollina, the newly appointed CEO, shared, “I am humbled and honoured 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. 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.

“Robyn is an outstanding choice to lead this great company,” Bob Woodward Jr. shared. “She has excelled in every assignment and has proven herself to be a true leader whatever the task or in whatever the organization.”

About Palmer-Donavin

For more than 100 years, Palmer-Donavin has been committed to providing exceptional customer service. A leader in building material distribution and door fabrication, we are built from employee-owners who believe in putting in the hard work to earn relationships one order at a time. Our tagline is “We Deliver More” — products, expertise, and solutions that help our customers succeed.

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