Managements Report on Internal Control Over Financial Reporting
The management of RPM International Inc. is responsible for establishing and maintaining adequate internal control over financial reporting for the Company, as such term
is defined in Rule 13a-15(f) under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. RPMs internal control system was designed to provide reasonable assurance regarding the reliability of financial reporting and the preparation of the Consolidated
Because of its inherent limitations, internal control over financial reporting may not prevent or detect misstatements and
even when determined to be effective, can only provide reasonable assurance with respect to financial statement preparation and presentation. Also, projections of any evaluation of effectiveness to future periods are subject to the risk that
controls may be inadequate because of changes in conditions, or that the degree of compliance with the policies or procedures may deteriorate.
the effectiveness of RPMs internal control over financial reporting as of May 31, 2017. In making this assessment, management used the criteria set forth by the Committee of Sponsoring Organizations of the Treadway Commission in Internal
Control-Integrated Framework (2013 Framework). Based on this assessment, management concluded that, as of May 31, 2017, RPMs internal control over financial reporting is effective.
The independent registered public accounting firm Deloitte & Touche LLP, has also audited the Companys internal control over financial reporting as of
May 31, 2017 and their report thereon is included on page 67 of this report.
July 24, 2017
RPM International Inc. and Subsidiaries 65
RPM International Inc. (NYSE: RPM) owns subsidiaries that are world leaders in coatings, sealants, building materials and related services. From homes to precious landmarks worldwide, their brands are trusted by consumers and professionals alike to protect, improve and beautify. Among its leading consumer brands are Rust-Oleum, DAP and Zinsser. Learn more about RPM brands >>
RPM is a compelling long-term investment.
The percent by which RPM's 10-year total return has bested the S&P 500. More reasons >>
Get the latest news and financial information on why RPM is a good investment Download investor kit >>