Andrew G. Polanco was appointed vice president of manufacturing in November 2022. In this role, he leads manufacturing and continuous improvement initiatives across all RPM business segments. This includes driving manufacturing efficiencies, asset optimization and working capital improvement, as well as building a sustainable culture of continuous improvement that creates both manufacturing effectiveness and resiliency.
Andrew joined RPM as senior director of purchasing for its DAP business in 2016. He was promoted to vice president of operations at DAP in 2018 before being named vice president, operations for the RPM Consumer Group in 2019. Previously, Andrew held various leadership roles at Masco Corporation and Black & Decker, as well as private equity companies Horizon Group USA, & Howard Berger Co. He holds a bachelor’s degree in management from the University of Phoenix and did his graduate studies at Loyola University Maryland.