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RPM Announces Three Corporate Officer Promotions

MEDINA, Ohio, July 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- RPM International Inc. (NYSE: RPM) announced today that it has promoted Kenneth Armstrong to vice president of environmental, health and safety; Tracy Crandall to vice president, associate general counsel and assistant secretary; and Melissa Schoger to vice president of planning and financial analysis.

Kenneth Armstrong, RPM International Inc.

As vice president of environmental, health and safety, Armstrong is responsible for protection of RPM's assets, including property, plants and equipment, and the safety of employees. He previously served as senior director of environmental, health and safety and, before joining RPM in 2006, as an independent consultant for RPM. He is a registered professional engineer and board-certified environmental engineer. Armstrong holds an Associate of Applied Science degree in Soil and Water Conservation, and Bachelor of Science degree in Agronomy, both from The Ohio State University. He also holds a Master of Science degree in Civil Engineering from Cleveland State University. Armstrong resides in Russell Township, Geauga County, Ohio.

As vice president, associate general counsel and assistant secretary, Crandall is responsible for overseeing legal reviews of all SEC filings, corporate governance matters, contract reviews, corporate central recordkeeping and various other legal matters. In addition, she assists in coordinating RPM's corporate compliance program. She has played a vital role in the use and coordination of outside counsel, operating company contracts and litigation matters. Previously, Crandall was a partner at Calfee, Halter & Griswold LLP and, before that, served as commercial counsel for G.E. Lighting. Crandall holds a bachelor's degree from Bucknell University and a law degree from Cleveland State University. She resides in Medina, Ohio.

As vice president of planning and financial analysis, Schoger is responsible for developing annual budgets and long-term planning. Previously, she has served as a staff auditor, senior corporate financial analyst and relocated to Europe for two years as part of RPM's growing European business. Schoger holds a bachelor's degree in accounting from Ohio Wesleyan University and an MBA from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. She resides in Medina, Ohio.

About RPM
RPM International Inc. owns subsidiaries that are world leaders in specialty coatings, sealants, building materials and related services for both industrial and consumer markets. RPM's industrial products include roofing systems, sealants, corrosion control coatings, flooring coatings and specialty chemicals. Industrial companies include Stonhard, Tremco, illbruck, Carboline, Flowcrete, Day-Glo, Dryvit and Euclid Chemical. RPM's consumer products are used by professionals and do-it-yourselfers for home maintenance and improvement and by hobbyists. Consumer brands include Rust-Oleum, DAP, Zinsser, Varathane and Testors. Additional details can be found at and by following RPM on Twitter at

For more information, contact Barry M. Slifstein, vice president – investor relations and planning, at 330-273-5090 or

Tracy Crandall, RPM International Inc.

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