MEDINA, Ohio, Oct. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- RPM International Inc. (NYSE: RPM) announced today that Edward W. Moore has been elected to senior vice president, general counsel, chief compliance officer and secretary. Mr. Moore was elected as RPM's vice president, general counsel and secretary in 2006 and chief compliance officer in 2011. Previously, Mr. Moore was with the law firm of Calfee, Halter & Griswold LLP from 1982 to 2006. While at Calfee, Mr. Moore served in various capacities, including as an Executive Committee member and co-chair of the Securities and Capital Markets Group. In this latter capacity, he worked closely with RPM executives on acquisitions and securities matters. "This promotion recognizes Ed Moore's many contributions to RPM's continued success. His strong background in corporate and securities law, coupled with his understanding of the company's entrepreneurial culture, has served RPM well over the years," stated Frank C. Sullivan, chairman and chief executive officer. Mr. Moore is a member of the Association of Corporate Counsel and the Society of Corporate Secretaries and Governance Professionals. He is a former officer and director of Bay Presbyterian Church, Key Ministry Foundation and the Cleveland Boy Scout Council. Mr. Moore received his B.A. degree from Miami University ( Ohio) and J.D. degree from Case Western Reserve University where he was a member of the Order of the Coif and Law Review. He is a resident of Bay Village, Ohio. About RPM RPM International Inc., a holding company, owns subsidiaries that are world leaders in specialty coatings, sealants, building materials and related services serving both industrial and consumer markets. RPM's industrial products include roofing systems, sealants, corrosion control coatings, flooring coatings and specialty chemicals. Industrial brands include Stonhard, Tremco, illbruck, Carboline, Flowcrete, Universal Sealants, Fibergrate and Euco. RPM's consumer products are used by professionals and do-it-yourselfers for home maintenance and improvement and by hobbyists. Consumer brands include Zinsser, Rust-Oleum, DAP, Varathane and Testors. Additional details can be found at www.RPMinc.com and by following RPM on Twitter at www.twitter.com/RPMintl. For more information, contact Barry M. Slifstein, vice president – investor relations and planning, at 330-273-5090 or firstname.lastname@example.org. SOURCE RPM International Inc.