John Broerman is Vice President, Chief Information Officer at A. Schulman, a $2 billion international supplier of plastics and resins headquartered in Akron, OH. John joined A. Schulman in April 2005 and has IT responsibility for the company’s global operations. Before joining A. Schulman, John held various IT and supply chain management positions at Cole National, American Greetings, and Arthur Andersen. He is a graduate of Bowling Green State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Operations Research and Statistics. John is a member of the northeast Ohio chapter of SIM (Society for Information Management), participates on the University of Akron’s IT Advisory Board, and is a Certified Public Accountant.