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CORRECTING and REPLACING PPG Announces Executive Appointments

Monday, October 24, 2016 5:53 pm EDT



PPG announces 2 appointments - VP technical, global architectural coatings, and VP, environment, health & safety

PITTSBURGH--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Second paragraph, first sentence should read: Jane Valenta will become vice president technical, global architectural coatings...(instead of Jane Valenta will become vice president, global technical architectural coatings...)

The corrected release reads:


PPG (NYSE: PPG) today announced two executive appointments, effective Nov. 1.

Jane Valenta will become vice president technical, global architectural coatings, reporting jointly to David Bem, vice president, science and technology, and chief technology officer, and Jean-Marie Greindl, senior vice president, global architectural coatings, and president, PPG Europe, Middle East and Africa. In this new role, she will lead the global architectural coatings technical teams in developing a robust products-innovation process and new technologies to support PPG’s growth. Valenta is currently vice president, environment, health and safety (EHS).

Mark Cancilla will replace Valenta as vice president, EHS, with oversight of PPG’s global EHS organization. He will report to Tim Knavish, senior vice president, global automotive coatings, in this key leadership role. Cancilla is currently global platform director for coatings in PPG’s aerospace business.


At PPG (NYSE:PPG), we work every day to develop and deliver the paints, coatings and materials that our customers have trusted for more than 130 years. Through dedication and creativity, we solve our customers’ biggest challenges, collaborating closely to find the right path forward. With headquarters in Pittsburgh, we operate and innovate in more than 70 countries and reported net sales of $14.8 billion in 2015. We serve customers in construction, consumer products, industrial and transportation markets and aftermarkets. To learn more, visit www.ppg.com.

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Jane Valenta will become vice president technical, global architectural coatings, of PPG effective Nov. 1, 2016. (Photo: Business Wire)
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Mark Cancilla will become vice president, environment, health and safety, of PPG effective Nov. 1, 2016. (Photo: Business Wire)
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