Her appointment will be submitted to Solutia's Board of Directors for approval at its next meeting on Feb. 27, 2002.
Riese-Martin was most recently vice president/general manager of the Aqualon Division for Hercules. While with Hercules, Riese-Martin held various senior commercial positions in Dusseldorf, Germany; Brussels, Belgium; and for the past five years, at Hercules' world headquarters in Wilmington, Delaware. Prior to Hercules, Riese-Martin held various sales and marketing positions for Henkel, a consumer products and chemical company.
Riese-Martin holds a degree in Macroeconomics from the University of Karlsruhe, Germany.