PPG Industries recently announced that Michael H. McGarry will become president and CEO, effective September 1. In addition, he will join the company’s Board of Directors immediately.

McGarry, who has served as PPG’s president and COO since March, will succeed Charles E. Bunch in the role of CEO. Currently holding the position of chairman and CEO, Bunch has led PPG for the last decade and will continue as executive chairman.

“Our company is strong financially and our global business portfolio remains well positioned for future growth,” said McGarry. “I am looking forward to leading PPG as we continue to focus on our customers, deliver excellent business performance and create additional shareholder value.”

“Michael is a proven strategic leader who is ideally suited to lead PPG,” Bunch said. “He brings a strong focus on operational excellence and an unwavering commitment to PPG’s core values.”

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