DeCamp adds OEM powder coatings to PPG responsibilities


PITTSBURGH, March 7, 2005 – Gregory D. DeCamp has added responsibility for PPG Industries' global original-equipment-manufacturer powder coatings to his duties managing the company's light industrial coatings business.

DeCamp, general manager, OEM powder and TrueFinish coatings, earned his bachelor's degree in marketing from Indiana University and joined PPG in 1985 as a sales trainee for industrial coatings in Delaware, Ohio. He held various sales positions of increasing responsibility before becoming global sales director for appliance coatings in 2000. In late 2001, DeCamp moved to Pittsburgh to manage the industrial coatings electrodeposition and pretreatment businesses. In July 2002, he was named general manager for TrueFinish coatings.

Pittsburgh-based PPG is a global supplier of coatings, glass, fiber glass and chemicals, with manufacturing facilities and equity affiliates in 23 countries. Sales were US$9.5 billion in 2004.

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Jeff Worden
412-434-3046


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