Readers were most interested in two personnel appointments from RPM last week (RPM Announces Executive Appointments): “RPM International Inc. recently announced two executive appointments. Mark T. Rankin was named vice president-global systems, effective July 22. He reports to Lonny R. DiRusso, RPM’s vice president and chief information officer…

“Michael J. Laroche, chief financial officer (CFO) of RPM’s Specialty Products Group (SPG) operating segment, has been appointed vice president, controller, and chief accounting officer for RPM, effective November 1. He will succeed Keith Smiley, current RPM vice president of finance and controller, who previously announced he will retire from his role in October.”

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Top 5 News that Sticks for August 8-14

  1. RPM Announces Executive Appointments
  2. Covestro Aims to Increase Acceptance of Bio-Based Coating Resins
  3. Henkel North America Announces Scholarship Recipients
  4. Avery Dennison to Acquire Vestcom for Nearly $1.5 Billion
  5. Sika Achieves Record Sales in 2021 First Half

This weekly roundup highlights the adhesives, sealants, and coatings-related news stories that garnered the most attention during the previous week on our website, as well as our eNewsletters and social media platforms.