PPG Aerospace names Brian Roberson global platform director for coatings

SYLMAR, Calif., June 30, 2010 – PPG Industries’ (NYSE:PPG) aerospace business has appointed Brian Roberson global platform director for coatings.

Roberson joined PPG Aerospace in 1999 as Southwest region sales and market development representative, based at the Dallas Application Support Center. He held marketing and sales positions with increasing responsibility for PPG Aerospace until 2005, when he became Mountain West regional sales manager for PPG’s automotive refinish business, based in Denver. He moved to Toronto in 2007 as director in Canada for the automotive refinish business, and he subsequently returned to PPG Aerospace and assumed his current position.

Roberson earned a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering from Oklahoma State University and a master of business administration degree from Oklahoma City University.

PPG Aerospace is the aerospace products and services business of PPG Industries. PPG Aerospace – PRC-DeSoto is the leading global producer and distributor of aerospace coatings, sealants, and packaging and application systems. PPG Aerospace – Transparencies is the world’s largest supplier of aircraft windshields, windows and canopies.

About PPG
PPG Industries’ vision is to continue to be the world’s leading coatings and specialty products company. Founded in 1883, the company serves customers in industrial, transportation, consumer products, and construction markets and aftermarkets. With headquarters in Pittsburgh, PPG operates in more than 60 countries around the globe. Sales in 2009 were $12.2 billion. PPG shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange (symbol: PPG). For more information, visit www.ppg.com.


Audrey Fujimoto
PPG Aerospace

Jean Verlich
JV Communications