Gordon Hyde was elected vice president of operations in October 2018. Together with Timothy Kinser, he leads RPM’s manufacturing, supply chain and procurement improvement initiatives across all RPM business segments. In this role, he is primarily focused on driving manufacturing efficiencies, asset optimization and working capital improvement—all with the goal of instilling a mentality of continuous improvement into the company’s culture.
Mr. Hyde joined RPM in 2001 as vice president of operations for Zinsser, a former RPM operating company, and subsequently held similar positions at RPM and its Wood Finishes Group before joining RPM Specialty Products Group in 2015. He holds a bachelor’s degree in astrophysics from Brown University and an MBA from the University of Michigan.