MEDINA, OH - The Board of Directors of RPM International Inc. has elected Frank C. Sullivan, currently President and Chief Executive Officer, to Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, succeeding Chairman Thomas C. Sullivan, who has retired. Ronald A. Rice, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, was elected President and Chief Operating Officer, succeeding Frank Sullivan as President.
Frank Sullivan has served as RPM's President and Chief Executive Officer since 2002. He joined RPM in 1987 as Regional Sales Manager for an RPM joint venture.
Rice has been RPM's Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer since 2006 and also serves as the company's Assistant Secretary. He joined RPM as Director of Benefits in 1995 following 10 years in various consulting positions with The Wyatt Co.
Although retired, Thomas C. Sullivan will remain on the company's Board of Directors as Chairman Emeritus.