RPM Appoints Salvatore D. Fazzolari to its Board of Directors; Replaces the Retired James A. Karman

 RPM Appoints Salvatore D. Fazzolari to its Board of Directors; Replaces the
                           Retired James A. Karman

PR Newswire

MEDINA, Ohio, Jan. 22, 2013

MEDINA, Ohio, Jan. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --RPM International Inc. (NYSE: RPM)
announced today that it has appointed Salvatore D. Fazzolari to its board of
directors to replace James A. Karman, who retired at the company's annual
meeting of shareholders on October 4, 2012, after 50 years of service.

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Fazzolari was appointed as a Class II member of the RPM board and will serve
on the audit committee. His term will expire in 2015, at which time he will
stand for re-election to the board by RPM's stockholders at the company's
annual meeting.

Fazzolari is the former chairman, president and chief executive officer of
Harsco Corporation, a $3.3billion diversified global industrial company that
is based in Camp Hill, Pa., and is traded on the New York Stock Exchange.
During his 32-year career at Harsco, Fazzolari was instrumental in its growth
as a worldwide industrial services company, holding positions of increasing
responsibility, including director of auditing, corporate controller, chief
financial officer, treasurer, president, chief executive officer and chairman.
He played a major role in transforming the company from its former
manufacturing role into a global, services-oriented business. 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 Susquehanna University. He earned a bachelor of business
administration degree in accounting from Pennsylvania State University.

"We welcome Sal to the board and look forward to benefitting from his counsel
and experience," stated Frank C. Sullivan, RPM chairman and chief executive

About RPM

RPM International Inc., a holding company, owns subsidiaries that are world
leaders in specialty coatings, sealants, building materials and related
services serving both industrial and consumer markets. RPM's industrial
products include roofing systems, sealants, corrosion control coatings,
flooring coatings and specialty chemicals. Industrial brands include
Stonhard, Tremco, illbruck, Carboline, Flowcrete, Universal Sealants,
Fibergrate and Euco. RPM's consumer products are used by professionals and
do-it-yourselfers for home maintenance and improvement and by hobbyists.
Consumer brands include Zinsser, Rust-Oleum, DAP, Varathane and Testors.
Additional details can be found at www.RPMinc.com and by following RPM on
Twitter at www.twitter.com/RPMintl.

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

SOURCE RPM International Inc.

Website: http://www.rpminc.com
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