RPM International Inc. has appointed General (retired) Ellen Pawlikowski to its board of directors. The appointment became effective July 18, 2022. She will stand for election by the stockholders at the 2022 annual meeting. Pawlikowski is a retired four-star general of the United States Air Force and is an independent consultant, providing expertise to industry and academia on strategic planning, program management, logistics, and research and development. Currently, she serves on the board of defense contractor Raytheon Technologies. She is recognized for her leadership and technical management acumen.
Pawlikowski entered the Air Force in 1978 as a distinguished graduate of the ROTC program at the New Jersey Institute of Technology, Newark, New Jersey. She then attended the University of California at Berkeley and received a doctorate in chemical engineering. She commanded five times as a general officer and served as the program director and program executive officer for several multibillion-dollar weapon system acquisitions. In her last assignment with the Air Force, she served as Commander, Air Force Materiel Command at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio.
“Ellen is a remarkable leader with a distinguished background in management, logistics and strategic planning. Her unique perspective will be a considerable asset for RPM’s growth and continued value for our stakeholders,” said Frank C. Sullivan, RPM chairman and CEO.
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