People: RPM International Inc (RPM)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Frank Sullivan

53 2008 Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer

Thomas Sullivan

78 2008 Chairman Emeritus

Ronald Rice

50 2008 President, Chief Operating Officer

Russell Gordon

47 2012 Chief Financial Officer, Vice President

Edward Moore

56 2013 Senior Vice President, Chief Compliance Officer, General Counsel, Secretary

Keith Smiley

51 2012 Vice President - Finance, Controller

Matthew Ratajczak

45 2012 Vice President - Global Tax, Treasurer

Barry Slifstein

53 2012 Vice President – Investor Relations and Planning

Salvatore Fazzolari

60 2013 Director

Craig Morford

54 2013 Director

John Abizaid

62 2008 Independent Director

Bruce Carbonari

57 2002 Independent Director

David Daberko

68 2007 Independent Director

Thomas Gross

58 2012 Independent Director

Frederick Nance

59 2007 Independent Director

Charles Ratner

72 2005 Independent Director

William Summers

63 2004 Independent Director

Jerry Thornton

66 1999 Independent Director

Jospeh Viviano

74 2001 Independent Director

Kathie Rogers

Manager - Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Frank Sullivan

Mr. Frank C. Sullivan is Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer of RPM International Inc. Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, RPM International Inc. Frank C. 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 Cleveland Foundation, 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, and the Medina County Bluecoats. Frank C. Sullivan is the son of Thomas C. Sullivan.

Thomas Sullivan

Mr. Thomas C. Sullivan is Chairman Emeritus of RPM International Inc. Chairman Emeritus, RPM International Inc. Thomas C. Sullivan received his B.S. degree in Business Administration from Miami University (Ohio). He joined RPM as a Divisional Sales Manager in 1961 and was elected Vice President in 1967. He became Executive Vice President in 1969, and in 1971 Thomas C. Sullivan was elected Chairman of the Board. He also served as President from 1970 to 1978 and Chief Executive Officer from 1971 to 2002. In October 2008, Thomas C. Sullivan retired after 37 years of serving as Chairman, and now serves on the Board of Directors as Chairman Emeritus. From 1998 until May 2010, Thomas C. Sullivan was a director of Kaydon Corporation, and from 1984 until 2007, Thomas C. Sullivan was a director of Agilysys, Inc.

Ronald Rice

Mr. Ronald A. Rice is 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 the company 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 Chief Financial Officer, Vice President of RPM International Inc., since April 10, 2012. 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 Senior Vice President, Chief Compliance Officer, General Counsel, Secretary of RPM International Inc. Mr. Moore was elected as RPM's vice president, general counsel and secretary in 2006 and chief compliance officer in 2011. Previously, Mr. Moore was with the law firm of Calfee, Halter & Griswold LLP from 1982 to 2006. While at Calfee, Mr. Moore served in various capacities, including as an Executive Committee member and co-chair of the Securities and Capital Markets Group. In this latter capacity, he worked closely with RPM executives on acquisitions and securities matters. Mr. Moore is a member of the Association of Corporate Counsel and the Society of Corporate Secretaries and Governance Professionals. He is a former officer and director of Bay Presbyterian Church, Key Ministry Foundation and the Cleveland Boy Scout Council. Mr. Moore received his B.A. degree from Miami University (Ohio) and J.D. degree from Case Western Reserve University where he was a member of the Order of the Coif and Law Review. He is a resident of Bay Village, Ohio.

Keith Smiley

Mr. Keith R. Smiley is Vice President - Finance, Controller of RPM International Inc., since April 10, 2012. 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 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 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.

Salvatore Fazzolari

Mr. Salvatore D. Fazzolari has been appointed as Director of RPM International Inc. Former Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Harsco Corporation (HSC), 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 Gannett Fleming Affiliates, Inc. and is a trustee of Susquehanna University. He earned his bachelor of business administration degree in accounting from Pennsylvania State University.

Craig Morford

Mr. Craig S. Morford is Director of RPM International Inc. Chief Legal and Compliance Officer of Cardinal Health, Inc. (CAH). 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 and serves on its executive committee. 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.

John Abizaid

General John P. Abizaid is Independent Director of RPM International Inc. 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.

Bruce Carbonari

Mr. Bruce A. Carbonari is Independent Director of RPM International Inc. 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.

David Daberko

Mr. David A. Daberko is Independent Director of RPM International Inc. 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, MPLX L.P. and Access Midstream Partners, L.P., where he serves as Chairman. He is a trustee of Case Western Reserve University, University Hospitals of Cleveland and Hawken School.

Thomas Gross

Mr. Thomas S. Gross is Independent Director of RPM International Inc. Vice Chairman and Chief Operating Officer for the Electrical Sector of Eaton Corporation plc, a global diversified power management company, since January 2009. 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. Prior to joining Eaton, Mr. Gross held executive leadership positions with Danaher Corporation, Xycom Automation and Rockwell Automation. Mr. Gross currently serves on the board of governors of the National Electrical Manufacturers Association. 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.

Frederick Nance

Mr. Frederick R. Nance is Independent Director of RPM International Inc. Regional Managing Partner of Squire Sanders (US) LLP, Attorneys-at-law, Cleveland, Ohio, since 2007. Mr. Nance has also served on the firm’s worldwide, seven-person Management Committee since 2007. He received his B.A. degree from Harvard University and his J.D. degree from the University of Michigan. Mr. Nance joined Squire Sanders 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 Sanders, Mr. Nance also currently serves as Senior Advisor and Special Counsel of the Cleveland Browns. Mr. Nance serves on the boards of Greater Cleveland Partnership, The Cleveland Foundation, and the Cleveland Clinic.

Charles Ratner

Mr. Charles A. Ratner is Independent Director of RPM International Inc. Chairman of Forest City Enterprises, Inc. (FCE) since 2011. Prior to becoming Chairman in 2011, Mr. Ratner served as President and Chief Executive Officer of FCE since 1993 and 1995, respectively. Mr. Ratner serves on the Board of Directors for FCE, American Greetings Corporation, Greater Cleveland Partnership, University Hospitals of Cleveland, 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.

William Summers

Mr. William B. Summers, Jr. is Independent Director of RPM International Inc. 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 Greatbatch, Inc., and a member of the Advisory Boards of Molded Fiber Glass Companies, IQWare Solutions and MAI Wealth Advisors. From 2004 until May 2011, Mr. Summers was a director of Developers Diversified Realty Corporation.

Jerry Thornton

Dr. Jerry Sue Thornton is Independent Director of RPM International Inc. 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 American Greetings Corporation and Applied Industrial Technologies, Inc. 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.

Jospeh Viviano

Mr. Jospeh P. Viviano is Independent Director of RPM International Inc. Retired Vice Chairman of Hershey Foods Corporation, a manufacturer, distributor and marketer of consumer food products. Prior to his retirement, Mr. Viviano served as the Vice Chairman of Hershey Foods from 1999 to 2000, and as its President and Chief Operating Officer from 1994 to 1999. From 2004 until 2009, Mr. Viviano was a director of Reynolds American Inc. (a successor corporation to R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company, where he served as a director from 2000 until 2004), from 1999 until 2008, Mr. Viviano was a director of Harsco Corporation, and from 1988 until 2008, Mr. Viviano was a director of Chesapeake Corporation (now Canal Corporation).

Kathie Rogers

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