Compensation Discussion and Analysis
In this section, we describe the material components of our
executive compensation program for our named executive officers whose compensation is set forth in the Summary Compensation Table and other compensation tables contained in this Proxy Statement:
We also provide an
overview of our executive compensation philosophy and our executive compensation program. In addition, we explain how and why the Compensation Committee arrives at specific compensation policies and decisions involving the named executive officers.
RPM International Inc. owns subsidiaries that
are world leaders in specialty coatings, sealants, building materials and related services across three segments. The Companys industrial products include roofing systems, sealants, corrosion control coatings, flooring coatings and other
construction chemicals. Industrial companies include Stonhard, Tremco, illbruck, Carboline, Flowcrete, Euclid Chemical and RPM Belgium Vandex. The Companys consumer products are used by professionals and do-it-yourselfers for home maintenance and improvement and by hobbyists. Consumer brands include Rust-Oleum, DAP, Zinsser, Varathane and Testors. The Companys specialty products include industrial
cleaners, colorants, exterior finishes, specialty OEM coatings, edible coatings, restoration services equipment and specialty glazes for the pharmaceutical and food industries. Specialty segment companies include
Day-Glo, Dryvit, RPM Wood Finishes, Mantrose-Haeuser, Legend Brands, Kop-Coat and TCI.
For more information about our business, please see Business and Managements Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of
Operations in our Annual Report on Form 10-K filed with the Commission on July 24, 2017.
Fiscal 2017 Business Highlights
The Companys consolidated net sales, net income, and diluted earnings per share for the fiscal year ended May 31, 2017 were as follows:
In fiscal 2017, we continued to benefit
from effective capital management, which remains a significant priority. Maintaining robust capital and liquidity positions provides us with a protective cushion during difficult periods, as well as the ability to pursue new opportunities.
Fiscal 2017 Executive Compensation Highlights
For fiscal 2017,
the Compensation Committee:
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 >>
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