Ceramic Industry

PPG Appoints Dellinger Senior VP and CFO (posted 9/8/09)

September 8, 2009

PPG Industries recently announced that Robert J. Dellinger will be joining the company as senior vice president of finance and chief financial officer (CFO) designate, effective September 8, 2009. He will officially assume the responsibilities of CFO on October 15, 2009.

Dellinger began his career with General Electric Co. (GE). Over a 19-year tenure with GE, he served in various positions in financial management, including chief financial officer for GE Superabrasives, GE Plastics Pacific, GE Motors and Industrial Systems, and GE Employers Reinsurance Corp. Dellinger was appointed president and CEO of GE Property and Casualty Reinsurance, Europe and Asia, and president and CEO of GE Frankona Re, based in Munich, Germany, in 2000.

Dellinger left GE in 2002 to become executive vice president and CFO for Sprint Corp., and he most recently spent three years as executive vice president and CFO for Delphi Corp. He holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from Ohio Wesleyan University.

“Bob comes to us well-qualified to lead PPG’s financial operations and will add great depth of international experience and expertise to our senior management team,” said Charles E. Bunch, PPG chairman and CEO. “His international assignments and perspectives will prove valuable as we continue our global transformation.”

William H. Hernandez will continue as PPG’s CFO until October 15. PPG announced in May that Hernandez would transition his responsibilities by the end of 2009.

For more information, visit www.ppg.com.

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