RPM International Inc. (RPM) announced that Bryan R. Gillette has been appointed vice president – internal audit and chief audit executive, effective July 19, 2022.
Gillette has led RPM’s Global Internal Audit team since 2019. In this capacity, he has been responsible for leading all internal audit activities at RPM, including audits over financials, internal controls, information technology, and compliance. Gillette leads management’s assessment of internal control over financial reporting in accordance with the Sarbanes-Oxley Act and is responsible for the development and communication of audit plans, identification and communication of audit findings, and reporting conclusions to the audit committee of the board of directors.
Prior to joining RPM, Gillette worked at The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co., where he held roles of increasing responsibility, including assistant controller – North America, director – corporate accounting & reporting, and director – internal audit. He is a certified public accountant and earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration, accounting from Bowling Green State University.
“Bryan is a motivated and dynamic leader. He has enhanced our internal audit processes, standardized audit approaches, and restructured the Internal Audit Department to maximize the efficiency and effectiveness of audit activities,” said Frank C. Sullivan, RPM chairman and CEO. “Bryan has helped to drive an improved internal control structure and accountability throughout the company by working collaboratively with RPM’s operating companies to provide clear and actionable communications, trainings, and advice on financial, operational, and compliance-related matters.”
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