Randall Korach Named President of RPM Building Solutions Group

Succeeds Jeffrey Korach Who Retired June 1

Jun 10, 2010, 10:53 ET from RPM Building Solutions Group, Inc.

BEACHWOOD, Ohio, June 10 /PRNewswire/ -- RPM Building Solutions Group, Inc. (RPM BSG) announced today that Randall J. Korach has been named president.  He succeeds Jeffrey L. Korach, his father, who retired on June 1, 2010.

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Randy Korach had previously served as RPM BSG chief operating officer.  Prior, he held various operational and management positions with Tremco Incorporated, the largest operating unit of RPM BSG, most recently as president of its Global Sealants Division.  

His current civic activities include serving as an officer and on the board of trustees of the Jewish Federation of Cleveland; as a trustee for Menorah Park, Center for Senior Living; as a board member of the Mount Sinai Health Care Foundation and on the leadership council of the Ahuja Medical Center of University Hospitals of Cleveland.  He is a graduate of Colby College, the Harvard Business School's general management program, the Leadership Cleveland Class of 2006 and Cleveland Bridge Builders Class of 2004.  He resides in Shaker Heights, Ohio, with his wife and two children.

During Jeff Korach's 13-year tenure leading RPM BSG and Tremco Incorporated, he guided the company from annual sales of approximately $400 million to more than $1 billion. Jeff began his career in 1964 with The Euclid Chemical Company and eventually became president, a post he held for 13 years. Over the years, he has served on the board of directors of nonprofit organizations, including the Montefiore Home for the Aged, Council Gardens, Suburban Temple, Shaker Heights Youth Center, Menorah Park, Center for Families and Children, LifeBanc and Business Volunteers Unlimited. Jeff also has served on the President's Council at Tulane University, his alma mater. He and his wife, Sue Ellen, reside in Shaker Heights, Ohio.    

RPM Building Solutions Group is the construction industry platform of businesses for RPM International Inc.  Within the $1.1 billion collection of businesses is Tremco Commercial Sealants and Waterproofing, Tremco Roofing & Building Maintenance, Weatherproofing Technologies Inc., Tremco illbruck International, Tremco Barrier Solutions, Republic Powdered Metals and The Euclid Chemical Company.  These businesses manufacture and sell roofing materials and services, construction sealants, glazing and gaskets, waterproofing systems, concrete admixtures and sealers, grouts and mortars, air barrier and fire stopping systems and a host of custom-designed products, programs and services dedicated to the worldwide construction and maintenance and repair industries.  More information is available at www.rpmbuildingsolutions.com.

SOURCE RPM Building Solutions Group, Inc.