RPM International Inc. recently announced that retired U.S. Army Gen. John P. Abizaid has stepped down from his position on the RPM board of directors following his confirmation as the U.S. ambassador to Saudi Arabia.

“Obviously, John’s new role as ambassador is of significant national and international importance and will require 100% of his focus, which necessitated that he resign from our board,” said Frank C. Sullivan, chairman and CEO. “During his time as a director, he brought a unique perspective to RPM, particularly in the areas of strategy, operations, international affairs and leadership development. We’re grateful to have benefitted from John’s tremendous expertise and sage counsel during his decade of service to RPM and wish him success in his new role.”

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