PPG Names Stutelberg as Vice President, Automotive OEM Coatings, Americas

  PPG Names Stutelberg as Vice President, Automotive OEM Coatings, Americas

Business Wire

PITTSBURGH -- December 07, 2012

PPG Industries (NYSE:PPG) today announced that James Stutelberg has joined the
company as vice president, automotive OEM coatings, Americas, effective Dec.
1, reporting to Cynthia A. Niekamp, PPG senior vice president, automotive OEM
coatings. He is based at the Troy, Mich., global headquarters of PPG’s
automotive OEM coatings business.

“Jim brings a broad range of international business and leadership experience
as well as a track record of success to PPG,” Niekamp said. “We are pleased to
have him join our automotive OEM coatings team as the business continues its
growth in the Americas.”

Stutelberg joins PPG from Dow Corning, where he was most recently vice
president, global marketing and sales, with the company’s Hemlock
Semiconductor joint venture. He started there as a sales professional in 1996
and was quickly promoted to a marketing and channel management position.
Stutelberg later became Americas-area commercial manager with responsibility
for North and South America, gaining significant experience in Latin America.
In 2004, he was promoted to Asia commercial manager, industrial lubricants and
adhesives, and relocated to Shanghai to direct commercial activities for the
business. Stutelberg ultimately gained oversight for all aspects of the
business in the region, and he moved into specialty chemicals as new business
program manager in 2006. In 2007 he became the Asia business director with
complete profit-and-loss oversight for the region, and in 2009 Stutelberg
returned to the United States to accept his most recent role. Prior to his
tenure with Dow Corning, he was a sales professional with Ashland Inc. for two

Stutelberg earned a bachelor’s degreein economics from the University of
Michigan and a master of business administration (MBA) degree from Case
Western Reserve University.


PPG Industries' vision is to continue to be the world’s leading coatings and
specialty products company. Through leadership in innovation, sustainability
and color, PPG helps customers in industrial, transportation, consumer
products, and construction markets and aftermarkets to enhance more surfaces
in more ways than does any other company. Founded in 1883, PPG has global
headquarters in Pittsburgh and operates in more than 60 countries around the
world. Sales in 2011 were $14.9 billion. PPG shares are traded on the New York
Stock Exchange (symbol:PPG). For more information, visit www.ppg.com.

Bringing innovation to the surface is a trademark of PPG Industries Ohio, Inc.

Editor’s Note: A photograph of James Stutelberg is available upon request.


PPG Industries, Inc.
PPG Corporate Communications
Jeremy Neuhart, 412-434-3046
PPG Investor Relations
Vince Morales, 412-434-3740
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