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PPG Announces Executive Appointments

PPG Industries recently announced several executive appointments that are effective immediately, unless otherwise noted. Michael H. McGarry, PPG executive vice president, has assumed leadership responsibility for the company’s Architectural Coatings–Americas and Asia-Pacific, Architectural Coatings–Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA), and Flat Glass businesses. He will also lead the EMEA region in addition to his responsibility for the information technology, environment, health and safety, and corporate quality functions.

Viktoras R. Sekmakas, PPG executive vice president, has assumed leadership responsibility for the company’s Fiber Glass business in the Asia-Pacific region and the purchasing and logistics function. He will continue to lead the industrial coatings, packaging coatings, and protective and marine coatings businesses.

Jean-Marie Greindl, PPG vice president, Automotive OEM Coatings, EMEA, has assumed additional responsibility for the EMEA region and has been named vice president, Automotive OEM Coatings, EMEA, and president, PPG EMEA.

Bryan N. Iams, PPG vice president, Corporate Communications and Marketing, will assume responsibility for the company’s government and community affairs functions in addition to his current role. Iams will be named vice president, Corporate Communications, Marketing, and Government and Community Affairs. This change is effective March 1.

J. Rich Alexander, PPG executive vice president, has announced plans to retire, effective March 1. He will continue with the company through the end of the month in a non-operating role.

For additional information, visit www.ppg.com.

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