Press Release Policy

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Version: October 4, 2021

Press releases issued by RPM International Inc. (“RPM”) and its operating companies and subsidiaries (collectively with RPM, the “Company”) shall adhere to the following policy:

  • All Company press releases shall be prepared with the utmost care and professionalism, and shall be consistent with RPM’s Values & Expectations of 168 (“RPM’s Code of Conduct”) which is posted on at Code of Conduct - The Value of 168 | RPM International Inc. (
  • Operating company press releases shall not include any reference to the ultimate parent company, RPM, or its ticker symbol (NYSE:RPM), unless authorized in advance by RPM. Submit drafts to RPM’s Senior Director - Corporate Communications, Tammy Zollner at, prior to issuance for possible editing and final approval. Allow sufficient time for this additional step prior to the issuance of the press release.
  • Should the subject matter of a press release be considered material – or potentially material – (e.g., information that could cause an investor of RPM to buy or sell RPM’s common stock, such as an acquisition, loss of a major customer, or product recall), the Company shall submit a draft of the press release to RPM for review.

How to Report Suspected Violation

A suspected violation of this policy can be reported to your immediate supervisor, Human Resources, or the Legal & Compliance department. Employees are also welcome to contact the Company’s Hotline to report their concerns to RPM. Allegations will be investigated thoroughly and objectively. For more information, refer to RPM’s Hotline and Non-Retaliation PolicyAny employee who violates this Policy, including the failure to report a Policy violation, directs or who knowingly permits a subordinate to violate a Policy or who engages in retaliatory actions may be subject to disciplinary action up to and including termination.

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