PPG Coil & Extrusion Coatings names director of market development

PITTSBURGH, Jan. 4, 2007 – PPG Industries’ (NYSE:PPG) industrial coatings business announced that Roger Sieja has been named director of market development for coil coatings.

In his new post, Sieja will be responsible for directing PPG’s marketing efforts in the coil coating industry and for providing strategic direction to the sales and marketing teams.

Howard Wright, business director, coil and extrusion coatings, said the addition of Sieja signals PPG’s long-term commitment to the coil coating business. “Roger has more than 30 years of experience and is a proven leader in the industry,” he said. “We believe his knowledge, expertise and management skills will make him a trusted and valued resource for both our internal staff and our coil coating customers.”

Sieja’s experience in the industry has encompassed the three key elements of the coil coating industry: metals, coatings and the coil coating process. He is currently president of the National Coil Coating Association.

About PPG
Pittsburgh-based PPG is a global supplier of paints, coatings, chemicals, optical products, specialty materials, glass and fiber glass. The company has manufacturing facilities and equity affiliates in more than 30 countries. PPG shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange (symbol: PPG). For more information, visit www.ppg.com.




Sharon Bird
PPG Industrial Coatings