Mark T. Rankin was elected vice president of global systems in July 2021. In this role, he is responsible for managing system implementations, deploying advanced data analytics, developing global software strategies and overseeing the digital transformation activities.
During his more than 18 years with the company, Rankin has held various IT positions of increasing responsibility, including his most recent role as senior director – global systems. Prior to that, he was vice president of information technology at RPM’s Specialty Products Group from 2018 to 2020. Rankin has managed RPM’s website development initiatives, supervised digital marketing and digital transformation activities, including oversight of the ERP migration at Specialty Products Group, and currently plays a critical management role in advancing data analytics capabilities across the organization. He holds a bachelor’s degree in business management from Cleveland State University.