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Rust-Oleum, a subsidiary of RPM International, is a provider of specialty coatings, sealants, building materials and related services.

Rust-Oleum Headquarter Location

11 Hawthorn Parkway

Vernon Hills, Illinois, 60061,

United States

800-899-1729

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RPM Announces Leadership Changes With Retirement of Terry Horan

Aug 20, 2021

Bill Spaulding, President of Rust-Oleum Corp., will be the new RPM Consumer Group President, effective September 1. Photo courtesy of RPM. Jeff Ackerberg, President of DAP Products Inc., is set to be promoted to President of Rust-Oleum. Photo courtesy of RPM. Mark Heird, Rust-Oleum Executive Vice President of Sales in North America, will be promoted to President of DAP. Photo courtesy of RPM. August 20, 2021 MEDINA, OH — RPM International Inc. recently announced that Bill Spaulding, President of Rust-Oleum Corp., will be promoted to RPM Consumer Group President, effective September 1. He will succeed Terry Horan, who will retire on August 31. Over the course of his 22-year career at the company, Spaulding has served in several key positions at Rust-Oleum, including President of North America and Executive Vice President of Consumer Sales and Marketing. Spaulding earned a bachelor’s degree in economics from Indiana University Bloomington and an MBA from Northern Illinois University. In conjunction with Spaulding’s appointment, Jeff Ackerberg, President of DAP Products Inc., will be promoted to President of Rust-Oleum. Prior to joining DAP, Ackerberg held senior executive leadership positions with global organizations such as Grohe AG, ACCO Brands Inc., Kohler Co., Bosch and Emerson Electric. Ackerberg earned a bachelor’s degree in business from North Central College, and holds his MBA from Northwestern University, J.L. Kellogg School of Management. Additionally, Mark Heird, Rust-Oleum Executive Vice President of Sales in North America, will be promoted to President of DAP. Heird has held multiple leadership roles at Rust-Oleum over the course of his 21 years with the company. Previously, he served as a sales executive with The Clorox Co. and Procter & Gamble. Heird earned a bachelor’s degree in marketing from University of Maryland, College Park. “I look forward to working with Bill in his new role as Consumer Group President along with Jeff and Mark in their new roles and the entire leadership team of the Consumer Group,” said Frank C. Sullivan, RPM Chairman and CEO. “I am also incredibly excited that we have leaders with great experience and proven track records of success to carry our Consumer Group businesses to new levels of growth, success and profitability for many years to come. That we were able to fill these vitally important leadership roles internally speaks to the depth of talent and dedication we have across the RPM Consumer Group companies.” Horan has held various leadership roles over the course of his 17-year career at RPM, including positions with DAP and Rust-Oleum. He was also President of Robert Bosch Tool Corp. and The Master Lock Co. “As the president of the Consumer Group, Terry created the blueprint and strategy for our success in steering the business to become the largest group within RPM for the past two years,” continued Sullivan. “He developed a leadership team capable of taking the RPM Consumer Group to even greater heights of customer innovation, collaboration and success. I am grateful to Terry for his 17 years of dedicated service and wish him the best in his retirement.”  Learn more about RPM at www.RPMinc.com . Related Articles

Rust-Oleum Acquisitions

4 Acquisitions

Rust-Oleum acquired 4 companies. Their latest acquisition was Gator Finishing Products on September 01, 2020.

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9/1/2020

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Rust-Oleum Partners & Customers

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Rust-Oleum has 1 strategic partners and customers. Rust-Oleum recently partnered with Transplace on April 4, 2016.

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4/5/2016

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Transplace

United States

Transplace to provide cross-border transportation services to Rust-Oleum

Rust-Oleum logistics analyst Tim Nelson said : `` After establishing a successful relationship with Transplace through Celtic International , Rust-Oleum identified the opportunity to expand the partnership by having them manage our Canadian and cross-border shipments . ''

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4/5/2016

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Business Partner

Transplace

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United States

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Transplace to provide cross-border transportation services to Rust-Oleum

Rust-Oleum logistics analyst Tim Nelson said : `` After establishing a successful relationship with Transplace through Celtic International , Rust-Oleum identified the opportunity to expand the partnership by having them manage our Canadian and cross-border shipments . ''

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