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PPG Industries promotes four execs

| Saturday, July 23, 2011

PPG Industries Inc. said Friday it appointed four executives for its coatings businesses, effective Sept. 1.

J. Rich Alexander, executive vice president, was named to lead all the architectural coatings businesses. Pierre-Marie De Leener, executive vice president, will lead automotive refinish, protective and marine coatings, and aerospace businesses.

Viktoras R. Sekmakas, senior vice president, industrial coatings, was named senior vice president, industrial coatings, and president, PPG Europe. Michael Horton, vice president, Asia/Pacific coatings, becomes president of PPG Asia/Pacific, and vice president, automotive refinish and architectural coatings.

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