McGarry Elected PPG President and CEO

McGarry will succeed chairman and CEO Charles E. Bunch in the role of CEO.

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Michael H. McGarry will become president and CEO of PPG Industries (Pittsburgh). McGarry will join the company’s board of directors immediately. He will succeed chairman and CEO Charles E. Bunch, who has led PPG for the last decade and will continue as executive chairman. During his 34 years with PPG, McGarry has served in a variety of key business and functional leadership roles in the United States, Europe and Asia. In recent years, he helped lead several strategic actions that have transformed PPG’s business portfolio, most notably the acquisition of SigmaKalon; the separation of PPG’s former commodity chemicals business; the acquisition and integration of AkzoNobel’s North American architectural coatings business; and, most recently, the acquisition of Consorcio Comex, S.A. de C.V.