RPM International Inc. recently announced that Timothy R. Kinser has been appointed vice president of operations, effective June 1. He will be responsible for setting and delivering upon manufacturing and supply chain strategies across all RPM business segments. Kinser will report to Ronald A. Rice, RPM’s president and CEO.

In his new role, Kinser will identify opportunities to improve manufacturing efficiencies, reduce operating costs and track progress against established performance metrics. He will also reportedly play a key role in RPM’s annual planning process and oversee its global sourcing teams.

Kinser previously served as executive vice president of operations for DAP Products Inc. Prior to joining DAP in 2007, Kinser was executive director of manufacturing at a leading North American roofing manufacturer.

“Throughout his career, Tim has proven himself as an outstanding operational leader,” stated Frank C. Sullivan, chairman and CEO. “His commitment to RPM and his experience at DAP have aptly prepared him to produce continuous, sustainable improvements for all of our business segments.”

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