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Carboline Announces New President

Friday, October 7, 2016

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A new leader will be taking the helm for a top global supplier of coatings, linings and fireproofing products.

Christopher D. Tiernay will assume the position of president of the Carboline Company effective Oct. 12, according to RPM Performance Coatings, the $1.5 billion strategic operating unit of RPM International Inc.

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RPM Performance Coatings, a strategic operating unit of RPM International Inc., has announced that Christopher D. Tiernay will assume the position of president of the Carboline Company effective Oct. 12.

As president, Tiernay will assume responsibility for directing the organization’s growth and ensuring profitable operations, the company says. He will also be tasked with maintaining the protective and industrial coatings brand’s unique culture and commitment to its customers, affiliates, partners and employees.

Tiernay has a long and distinguished career in industrial coatings and brings an in-depth understanding of the marketplace to his role. He is a proven leader in developing effective teams that deliver, the company adds.

“Chris’ wealth of experience and industry knowledge will make him a key addition to the RPM family,” says David Reif, president of RPM Performance Coatings.

“I am excited about the possibilities that lie ahead for Carboline and look forward to working with Chris to ensure the continued growth of the Carboline brand.”

Tiernay will be relocating to St. Louis, MO, where the company is headquartered, in the near future.


Tagged categories: Asia Pacific; Carboline; Coating Materials; Coatings; Coatings manufacturers; EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa); Latin America; Linings; North America; Personnel; Personnel changes; RPM

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