Michael H. McGarry
Chairman & CEO
Vincent J. Morales
Senior VP & CFO
VP of Architectural Coatings for Latin America & President of PPG Comex
David S. Bem Ph.D.
VP of Science & Technology and CTO
Head of Corporate Business Communications & Administrative Secretary
Amy R. Ericson
Senior Vice President of Packaging Coatings
Timothy M. Knavish
Senior Vice President of Industrial Coatings
Head of Sales Zone - Region 2
Rebecca B. Liebert
Senior Vice President of Automotive Coatings
President of Asia Pacific Region & VP of Automotive OEM Coatings - Asia Pacific
Senior Vice President of Protective & Marine Coatings
PPG Industries was founded in the year 1883. The company has been active for almost 136 years now. The founders of the company were John Baptiste Ford and John Pitcairn Jr. The company had expanded quickly. By the year 1900, known as the ‘Glass Trust’, the company had included 10 plants, had a 65 per cent share of the USA plate glass market and had become the nation's second-largest producer of paint as well. In the year 1968, the company had changed its name to PPG Industries. During the mid-1980s, Cipisa -which was a Spanish paint company was acquired and renamed PPG as well. In the year 1990, PPG founded Transitions Optical as a joint venture with Essilor. As of the year 2000, PPG Industries announced it had agreed to buy Courtaulds Aerospace for almost $512 million. Then in the year 2008, the company haad acquired SigmaKalon Group of companies for $3.2 billion. In the year 2013, the company had acquired Akzo Nobel. Also, during the year 2014, the company had also finalized the sale of Transitions Optical to its joint venture partner, known as Essilor International of France. During the year 2016, the company had sold off its flat glass business to Vitro for almost $750 million. In the year 2017, the company had announced the sale of its remaining fibreglass operations to Nippon Electric Glass for $541 million. The headquarters of the company is based in 1 PPG Place. The name of the place is Pittsburg, while the name of the state is Pennsylvania, USA. The pin code 15272.
PPG Industries is an American company that focuses on providing various kinds of paints, coatings, and speciality materials, to ts customers all over the world. The company operates in more than 70 countries around the globe. The current chairman and CEO of the company are Michael H McGarry. As of the year 2018, the total revenue generated by the company is more than $15.3 billion. Also, the number of employees working in the company is more than 47,300, as of the year 2018.
The primary services provided by the company include allowing customers and clients to obtain various kinds of coatings, paints and speciality materials, that are manufactured, marketed and sold by the company itself.
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