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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Frank Sullivan

55 2008 Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer

Ronald Rice

53 2008 President, Chief Operating Officer

Russell Gordon

50 2012 Chief Financial Officer, Vice President

Edward Moore

59 2013 Senior Vice President, Chief Compliance Officer, General Counsel, Secretary

Keith Smiley

54 2012 Vice President - Finance, Controller

Matthew Ratajczak

48 2012 Vice President - Global Tax, Treasurer

Barry Slifstein

56 2012 Vice President – Investor Relations and Planning

Janeen Kastner

49 2007 Vice President – Corporate Benefits and Risk Management

John Abizaid

65 2008 Independent Director

Bruce Carbonari

60 2002 Independent Director

David Daberko

71 2007 Independent Director

Jenniffer Deckard

50 2015 Independent Director

Salvatore Fazzolari

64 2013 Independent Director

Thomas Gross

62 2012 Independent Director

Craig Morford

57 2013 Independent Director

Frederick Nance

62 2007 Independent Director

Charles Ratner

75 2005 Independent Director

William Summers

66 2004 Independent Director

Jerry Thornton

69 1999 Independent Director

Kathie Rogers

Manager - Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Frank Sullivan

Mr. Frank C. Sullivan is a Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer of RPM International Inc. Mr. Sullivan entered the University of North Carolina as a Morehead Scholar and received his B.A. degree in 1983. From 1983 to 1987, Frank C. Sullivan held various commercial lending and corporate finance positions at Harris Bank and First Union National Bank prior to joining RPM as Regional Sales Manager from 1987 to 1989 at RPM’s AGR Company joint venture. In 1989, he became RPM’s Director of Corporate Development. He became a Vice President in 1991, Chief Financial Officer in 1993, Executive Vice President in 1995, President in 1999, Chief Operating Officer in 2001, Chief Executive Officer in 2002, and was elected Chairman of the Board in 2008. Frank C. Sullivan serves on the boards of The Timken Company, the American Coatings Association, the Cleveland Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum, Greater Cleveland Partnership, the Ohio Business Roundtable, the Army War College Foundation, Inc., the Chamber of Commerce of the United States, the Cleveland School of Science and Medicine, and the Medina County Bluecoats.

Ronald Rice

Mr. Ronald A. Rice is a President, Chief Operating Officer of RPM International Inc. He was elected President in 2008 and Chief Operating Officer in 2006. Mr. Rice served as Executive Vice President from 2006 to 2008, and was Senior Vice President — Administration from 2002 to 2006. From 2001 to 2002, he served as Vice President — Administration. From 1999 to 2001, Mr. Rice served as our Vice President — Risk Management and Benefits. From 1997 to 1999, he served as Director of Risk Management and Employee Benefits, and from 1995 to 1997 he served as Director of Benefits. From 1985 to 1995, Mr. Rice served in various capacities with the Wyatt Company, most recently serving as an Account Manager from 1992 to 1995.

Russell Gordon

Mr. Russell L. Gordon is a Chief Financial Officer, Vice President of RPM International Inc.Prior to that time, Mr. Gordon was the Company’s Vice President – Corporate Planning from 2007 to 2012. Mr. Gordon joined the Company as Director of Corporate Development in 1995. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Gordon held various financial positions in corporate treasury and control as well as in the Specialty Chemicals Division of Goodrich Corporation. He previously was an industrial engineer at VLSI Technology Inc.

Edward Moore

Mr. Edward W. Moore is a Senior Vice President, Chief Compliance Officer, General Counsel, Secretary of RPM International Inc. Mr. Moore was elected Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Chief Compliance Officer and Secretary in 2013. He had been the Company’s Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary since 2007, adding the title of Chief Compliance Officer in 2011. From 1982 to 1989, Mr. Moore was an associate attorney, and from 1990 to 2006, a partner at Calfee, Halter & Griswold LLP. While at Calfee, Mr. Moore served in various capacities, including as a member of the Executive Committee, Chair of the Associates Committee, and Co-Chair of the Securities and Capital Markets Group.

Keith Smiley

Mr. Keith R. Smiley is a Vice President - Finance, Controller of RPM International Inc. Prior to that time, Mr. Smiley was the Company’s Vice President — Treasurer and Assistant Secretary since 1999, and served as Treasurer of the Company since 1997. From 1993 to 1997, Mr. Smiley was the Company’s Controller. Prior to joining the Company, he was associated with Ciulla, Smith and Dale, LLP., an accounting firm.

Matthew Ratajczak

Mr. Matthew T. Ratajczak is a Vice President - Global Tax, Treasurer of RPM International Inc. Mr. Ratajczak joined the Company as director of taxes in 2004 and was elected Vice President — Global Taxes in 2005. Prior to joining the Company, he was Director of Global Tax for Noveon, Inc., a specialty chemicals company, and began his career with Ernst & Young LLP.

Barry Slifstein

Mr. Barry M. Slifstein is a Vice President – Investor Relations and Planning of RPM International Inc., since April 10, 2012. Mr. Slifstein was Vice President and Controller from 2008 to 2012. Previously, Mr. Slifstein was Vice President of Finance, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of the company DAP Products Inc. operating group, where he was employed from 1999 to 2008. Mr. Slifstein was Finance Director of Alpharma USPD Inc., a global specialty pharmaceutical company from 1998 to 1999, and Corporate Controller for Luitpold Pharmaceuticals Inc., a manufacturer and distributor of various drugs and medical devices from 1995 to 1998.

Janeen Kastner

Ms. Janeen B. Kastner is a Vice President – Corporate Benefits and Risk Management of RPM International Inc. Ms. Kastner was elected Vice President — Corporate Benefits and Risk Management in 2007. Ms. Kastner had been our Director of Human Resources and Administration since 2000. Ms. Kastner joined the Company in 1997 as Manager of Benefits and Insurance. Prior to joining the Company, Ms. Kastner was a pension plan consultant with Watson Wyatt & Co.

John Abizaid

Gen.(Retd.) John P. Abizaid is an Independent Director of RPM International Inc. He is a Senior Partner, JPA Partners LLC, a Nevada-based strategic and analytic consulting firm. Gen. Abizaid retired from the U.S. Army in 2007 after 34 years of service, during which he rose from an infantry platoon leader to become a four-star general and the longest-serving commander of U.S. Central Command. During his distinguished career, his command assignments ranged from infantry combat to delicate international negotiations. Gen. Abizaid graduated from the U.S. Military Academy with a bachelor of science degree in 1973. His civilian studies include an Olmsted Scholarship at the University of Jordan, Amman, and a master of arts degree in Middle Eastern studies at Harvard University. Gen. Abizaid is a highly decorated officer who has been awarded the Defense Distinguished Service Medal, the Army Distinguished Service Medal, Legion of Merit and the Bronze Star. He serves as a director of Virtu Financial, Inc. The Board of Directors has determined that Gen. Abizaid should serve as a Director because of the extensive leadership and management experience he gained during his distinguished military career in which he ultimately became a four-star general in the U.S. Army. As commander of U.S. Central Command, Gen. Abizaid was responsible for military operations in 27 countries and commanded over 500,000 U.S. and allied air, naval and land forces for over three years. Furthermore, as director of strategic plans and policies for the United States Armed Forces Joint Staff, Gen. Abizaid led numerous delegations to foreign nations and conducted extensive negotiations on a number of sensitive subjects. His experience also enables him to assist the Company with leadership development and also provide a unique strategic perspective to the Company.

Bruce Carbonari

Mr. Bruce A. Carbonari is an Independent Director of RPM International Inc. Mr. Carbonari is a Retired Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Fortune Brands, Inc., a diversified consumer products company. Prior to his retirement, Mr. Carbonari served as the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Fortune Brands from 2008 to 2011, and as its President and Chief Executive Officer from 2007 to 2008. Previously, he held positions with Fortune Brands business unit, Fortune Brands Home & Hardware LLC, as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer from 2005 until 2007 and as President and Chief Executive Officer from 2001 to 2005. Mr. Carbonari was the President and Chief Executive Officer of Fortune Brands Kitchen and Bath Group from 1998 to 2001, and was previously the President and Chief Executive Officer of Moen, Inc. from 1990 to 1998. Prior to joining Moen in 1990, Mr. Carbonari was Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Stanadyne, Inc., Moen’s parent company at that time. He began his career at PricewaterhouseCoopers prior to joining Stanadyne in 1981. The Board of Directors has determined that Mr. Carbonari should serve as a Director because of his extensive executive management experience, including his service as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Fortune Brands, Inc. In that position, Mr. Carbonari dealt with many of the major issues, such as financial, strategic, technology, compensation, management development, acquisitions, capital allocation, government and stockholder relations, that the Company deals with today. Also, with his extensive financial background, Mr. Carbonari is a financial expert for the Company’s Audit Committee.

David Daberko

Mr. David A. Daberko is an Independent Director of RPM International Inc. Mr. Daberko is a Retired Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer, National City Corporation, now a part of PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. Mr. Daberko earned a bachelor’s degree from Denison University and a M.B.A. degree from the Weatherhead School of Management at Case Western Reserve University. He joined National City Bank in 1968. Mr. Daberko was elected Deputy Chairman of National City Corporation and President of National City Bank in Cleveland in 1987. He served as President and Chief Operating Officer of National City Corporation from 1993 until 1995. From 1995 until his retirement in 2007, Mr. Daberko served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of National City Corporation. Mr. Daberko is also a director of Marathon Petroleum Corporation and MPLX GP LLC, and was formerly a director of Williams Partners L.P. The Board of Directors has determined that Mr. Daberko should serve as a Director because of his extensive executive management experience, including 12 years as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of National City Corporation. In that position, Mr. Daberko dealt with many of the major issues, such as financial, strategic, technology, compensation, management development, acquisitions, capital allocation, government and stockholder relations, that the Company deals with today. His service on other boards of directors has given him exposure to different industries and approaches to governance and other key issues.

Jenniffer Deckard

Ms. Jenniffer D. Deckard is an Independent Director of RPM International Inc. Ms. Deckard is a President and Chief Executive Officer of Fairmount Santrol Holdings Inc. Ms. Deckard has served as President, Chief Executive Officer and director of Fairmount Santrol since 2013. Previously, Ms. Deckard served as Fairmount Santrol’s President from January 2011 until May 2013, Vice President of Finance and Chief Financial Officer from 1999 until 2011, Corporate Controller from 1996 to 1999 and Accounting Manager from 1994 until 1996. Ms. Deckard serves on the boards of the Cleveland Foundation, Edwins Foundation, and the First Tee of Cleveland. She also serves on the Case Western Weatherhead School of Management’s Visiting Committee and the Board of Directors for the Fairmount Santrol Foundation. Ms. Deckard received a bachelor of science from the University of Tulsa and a M.B.A. degree from Case Western Reserve University. The Board of Directors has determined that Ms. Deckard should serve as a Director because of her extensive executive management experience and financial expertise, including her service as President and Chief Executive Officer of Fairmount Santrol. In that position, Ms. Deckard deals with many of the major issues, such as financial, strategic, technology, compensation, management development, acquisitions, capital allocation, government and stockholder relations, that the Company deals with today. Ms. Deckard also provides the Board of Directors a valuable perspective as a member of the boards of several prominent local non-profit organizations.

Salvatore Fazzolari

Mr. Salvatore D. Fazzolari is an Independent Director of RPM International Inc. Mr. Fazzolari is a Former Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Harsco Corporation, a diversified global industrial company. Mr. Fazzolari served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Harsco Corporation from 2008 until February 2012, in addition to serving as its President from 2010 until February 2012. During the course of his over 30 years of service to Harsco Corporation, Mr. Fazzolari held various other positions, including President (2006 – 2007), Chief Financial Officer (1998 – 2007) and Treasurer and Corporate Controller. Mr. Fazzolari is a certified public accountant (inactive) and a certified information systems auditor (inactive). He serves on the board of directors of OrangeHook, Inc., Gannett Fleming Affiliates, Inc. and Bollman Hat Company. He is also an advisory board member of Current Capital LLC, and is a trustee of Susquehanna University. He earned his bachelor of business administration degree in accounting from Pennsylvania State University. The Board of Directors has determined that Mr. Fazzolari should serve as a Director because of his extensive executive management experience, including his service as Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Harsco Corporation. In that position, Mr. Fazzolari dealt with many of the major issues, such as financial, strategic, technology, compensation, management development, acquisitions, capital allocation, government and stockholder relations, that the Company deals with today. Also, Mr. Fazzolari has extensive global experience, and because of his considerable financial background, he is a financial expert for the Company’s Audit Committee and serves as its chairman.

Thomas Gross

Mr. Thomas Stephen Gross is an Independent Director of RPM International Inc. Mr. Gross is a Retired Vice Chairman and Chief Operating Officer for the Electrical Sector of Eaton Corporation plc, a global diversified power management company. Mr. Gross joined Eaton in 2003 as Vice President, Eaton Business Systems, and from June 2004 to December 2009 served as President of Eaton’s power quality and controls business. From January 2009 until his retirement in August 2015, Mr. Gross served as Vice Chairman and Chief Operating Officer for Eaton’s Electrical Sector. Prior to joining Eaton, Mr. Gross held executive leadership positions with Danaher Corporation, Xycom Automation and Rockwell Automation. Mr. Gross is a director of WABCO Holdings Inc., a leading manufacturer of vehicle control systems. Mr. Gross received his B.S. degree in electrical and computer engineering from the University of Wisconsin and his M.B.A. degree from the University of Michigan. The Board of Directors has determined that Mr. Gross should serve as a Director because of his extensive executive management experience at Eaton Corporation plc. At Eaton, Mr. Gross dealt with many of the major issues, such as financial, strategic, technology, compensation, management development, acquisitions and capital allocation, that the Company deals with today. Also, with his extensive financial background, Mr. Gross is a financial expert for the Company’s Audit Committee.

Craig Morford

Mr. Craig S. Morford is an Independent Director of RPM International Inc. Mr. Morford is a Chief Legal and Compliance Officer of Cardinal Health, Inc. Mr. Morford joined Cardinal Health in 2008 as Chief Compliance Officer, and became Chief Legal and Compliance Officer in 2009. Before joining Cardinal Health, Mr. Morford spent 20 years with the U.S. Department of Justice, which included an appointment by President George W. Bush as acting U.S. deputy attorney general. Mr. Morford is a member of The Association of General Counsel. He also serves on the audit and compliance committee of the board of trustees of The Ohio State University. Mr. Morford earned his bachelor degree in economics from Hope College, and a juris doctorate from Valparaiso University. The Board of Directors has determined that Mr. Morford should serve as a Director primarily due to his significant experience in legal affairs, regulatory compliance, corporate governance, corporate ethics and enterprise risk management at Cardinal Health and his service with the U.S. Department of Justice. Mr. Morford’s background allows him to provide valuable insights to the Board of Directors, particularly in regard to corporate governance and risk issues that confront the Company. Mr. Morford also provides the Board of Directors a valuable perspective as a member of the boards of prominent non-profit organizations.

Frederick Nance

Mr. Frederick R. Nance is an Independent Director of RPM International Inc. Mr. Nance is a Regional Managing Partner of Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP, Attorneys-at-law, Cleveland, Ohio, since 2007. Mr. Nance also served two four-year terms on the firm’s worldwide, seven-person Management Committee. He received his B.A. degree from Harvard University and his J.D. degree from the University of Michigan. Mr. Nance joined Squire Patton Boggs directly from law school, became partner in 1987 and served as the Managing Partner of the firm’s Cleveland office from 2002 until 2007. In addition to his duties at Squire Patton Boggs, where he heads the firm’s U.S. Sports and Entertainment practice representing clients including LeBron James, Mr. Nance serves on the boards of the Greater Cleveland Partnership, the Cleveland Clinic and Team NEO. In October 2015, Mr. Nance was inducted into the Northeast Ohio Business Hall of Fame. The Board of Directors has determined that Mr. Nance should serve as a Director primarily due to his significant legal background and management experience. Mr. Nance’s background allows him to provide valuable insights to the Board of Directors, particularly in regard to corporate governance and risk issues that confront the Company. Mr. Nance also provides the Board of Directors a valuable perspective as a member of the boards of several prominent local non-profit organizations.

Charles Ratner

Mr. Charles A. Ratner is an Independent Director of RPM International Inc. Mr. Ratner is a Chairman of Forest City Realty Trust, Inc. (formerly Forest City Enterprises, Inc.), a diversified real estate development company, since 2011. Prior to becoming Chairman in 2011, Mr. Ratner served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Forest City since 1993 and 1995, respectively. Mr. Ratner serves on the Board of Directors for Forest City, United Way of Greater Cleveland, the Cleveland Foundation, and the United Jewish Communities. Mr. Ratner also serves on the Board of Trustees for the Musical Arts Association, Mandel Associated Foundations, the Jewish Federation of Cleveland, and the David and Inez Myers Foundation. Mr. Ratner previously served as a director for American Greetings Corporation from 2001 to 2013. The Board of Directors has determined that Mr. Ratner should serve as a Director because of his extensive executive management experience, with a particular emphasis in real estate development, along with particular strengths with respect to leadership, management and corporate governance skills gained from more than 43 years of senior management experience at Forest City, as well as his experience on other boards of directors. Mr. Ratner also provides the Board of Directors a valuable perspective as a member of the boards of several prominent local non-profit organizations.

William Summers

Mr. William B. Summers, Jr., is an Independent Director of RPM International Inc. Mr. Summers is a Retired Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of McDonald Investments Inc., an investment banking and securities firm and a part of KeyBanc Capital Markets. Prior to his retirement, Mr. Summers served as Chairman of McDonald Investments Inc. from 2000 to 2006, and as its Chief Executive Officer from 1994 to 2000. From 1998 until 2000, Mr. Summers served as the Chairman of Key Capital Partners and an Executive Vice President of KeyCorp. Mr. Summers is a director of Integer Holdings Corporation (formerly Greatbatch, Inc.), and a member of the Advisory Board of Molded Fiber Glass Companies. From 2004 until May 2011, Mr. Summers was a director of Developers Diversified Realty Corporation. Mr. Summers was previously a member of the NASDAQ Stock Market board of directors, and served as its chairman for two years. Mr. Summers is a trustee of Baldwin Wallace University, and serves on the boards of the Cleveland Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum, the United States Army War College Foundation, and the Cleveland Convention and Visitors Bureau. The Board of Directors has determined that Mr. Summers should serve as a Director because of his extensive executive management experience, including over 15 years of experience as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of McDonald Investments Inc., service on the boards of both the New York Stock Exchange and National Association of Securities Dealers, and his experience serving as a director of other private and public companies. His experience enables Mr. Summers to provide keen insight and diverse perspectives on several critical areas impacting the Company, including capital markets, financial and external reporting, long-term strategic planning and business modeling. With his extensive financial background, Mr. Summers serves as a financial expert for the Company’s Audit Committee. Mr. Summers also provides the Board of Directors a valuable perspective as a member of the board

Jerry Thornton

Dr. Jerry Sue Thornton is an Independent Director of RPM International Inc. Dr. Thornton is a Retired President of Cuyahoga Community College. Prior to her retirement, Dr. Thornton served as President of Cuyahoga Community College from 1992 to 2013. From 1985 to 1992, Dr. Thornton served as President of Lakewood Community College in White Bear Lake, Minnesota. She received her Ph.D. degree from the University of Texas at Austin and her M.A. and B.A. degrees from Murray State University. Dr. Thornton is also a director of Applied Industrial Technologies, Inc., Barnes & Noble Education, Inc., and FirstEnergy Corp. Dr. Thornton is also a board member of United Way of Greater Cleveland, Greater Cleveland Partnership, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum – Cleveland and New York, University Hospitals of Cleveland, the Cleveland Museum of Art, and Playhouse Square Foundation. From 2004 until 2011, Dr. Thornton was a director of American Family Insurance, and from 2001 until 2008, Dr. Thornton was a director of National City Corporation. Dr. Thornton previously served as a director for American Greetings Corporation from 2000 to 2013. The Board of Directors has determined that Dr. Thornton should serve as a Director because of her extensive executive management experience and her experience serving on boards of directors of public companies. In addition, as the president of Cuyahoga Community College, Dr. Thornton demonstrated management expertise. She also is a recognized leader in the local community. Dr. Thornton, because of this experience, among other things, provides the Board of Directors a valuable perspective on engagement with the public sector and the communities in which the Company operates. Dr. Thornton also provides the Board of Directors a valuable perspective as a member of the boards of several local non-profit organizations.

Kathie Rogers