Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
August 24, 2017
TO RPM INTERNATIONAL STOCKHOLDERS:
I would like to extend a personal invitation for you to join us at this years Annual Meeting of RPM Stockholders which will be held at 2:00 p.m., Eastern Daylight Time, Thursday, October 5, 2017, at the
Holiday Inn located at Interstate 71 and Route 82 East, Strongsville, Ohio.
At this years Annual Meeting, you will vote (i) on the election
of four Directors, (ii) in a non-binding, advisory capacity, on a proposal to approve our executive compensation, (iii) in a non-binding, advisory capacity, on
a proposal on the frequency of future advisory votes to approve our executive compensation, and (iv) on a proposal to ratify the appointment of Deloitte & Touche LLP as our independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal
year ending May 31, 2018. We also look forward to giving you a report on the first quarter of our current fiscal year, which ends on August 31. As in the past, there will be a discussion of the Companys business, during which time your
questions and comments will be welcomed.
We hope that you are planning to attend the Annual Meeting in person, and we look forward to seeing you.
Whether or not you expect to attend in person, the return of the enclosed Proxy as soon as possible would be greatly appreciated and will ensure that your shares will be represented at the Annual Meeting. If you do attend the Annual Meeting, you
may, of course, withdraw your Proxy should you wish to vote in person.
On behalf of the Directors and management of RPM, I would like to thank you for
your continued support and confidence.
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