PPG appoints Foulkes as corporate secretary

PITTSBURGH, April 25, 2011 – PPG Industries (NYSE: PPG) announced today that Anne M. Foulkes, assistant general counsel, additionally has been named corporate secretary, reporting to Glenn E. Bost II, senior vice president and general counsel, effective immediately. In this role, she adds duties as corporate secretary to her work as assistant general counsel leading legal support for the Performance Coatings and Optical and Specialty Materials reporting segments.

Foulkes was named assistant general counsel in 2010, previously serving in a number of positions of increasing responsibility in PPG’s law department. Prior to joining PPG in 1995, she was a litigation attorney with the firm Eckert, Seamans, Cherin & Mellott in Pittsburgh. Foulkes earned a bachelor’s degree from Tufts University and a law degree from The Dickinson School of Law.

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 2010 were $13.4 billion. PPG shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange (symbol: PPG). For more information, visit www.ppg.com.

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Contact:
Jeremy Neuhart
PPG Corporate Communications
412-434-3046
neuhart@ppg.com

Investors:
Vince Morales
PPG Investor Relations
412-434-3740
vmorales@ppg.com

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