PPG names Morales director of investor relations


PITTSBURGH, Jan. 6, 2005 – Vince Morales, with 20 years of finance and financial management experience at PPG Industries, has been named the company's director of investor relations.

Morales started with PPG in 1985 as an accounting trainee in the corporate controller's department at the headquarters here. He transferred in 1989 to PPG's shared financial services center in Chillicothe, Ohio, and progressed through a series of financial assignments supporting the glass, fiber glass and coatings businesses. Morales joined the flat glass business in 1997 as director of information and financial services at the Mt. Zion, Ill., plant. He was then appointed manager, revenue accounting, supporting the chemical businesses in 2000, returning to Pittsburgh. In 2001, Morales was named director of finance and accounting for glass, fiber glass and chemicals.

In his new role, Morales reports to Douglas B. Atkinson, vice president, investor relations.

Morales earned a bachelor's degree in accounting from Robert Morris College and a master's of business administration from Ohio State University.

PPG Industries is a global supplier of coatings, glass, fiber glass and chemicals, with manufacturing facilities and equity affiliates in 23 countries. Sales were $8.8 billion in 2003.

–22542–

Contact:
Jeff Worden
412-434-3046

Investors:
Douglas B. Atkinson
412-434-2120


Search