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PPG: Bradley M. Bridgham

August 10, 2005

PPG: The industrial coatings division
of PPG Industries announced
three top-level promotions within
the industrial finishes group.
Bradley M. Bridgham was promoted
to national sales director of industrial
finishes. Previously the director of
customer services for industrial finishes,
Mr. Bridgham has helped lead
the implementation of lean enterprise
principles in the industrial finishes
customer service and dispense
cell technology teams. He joined
PPG in 1984 as an industrial coating
sales trainee.
J. Rich Alexander was appointed vice
president of industrial coatings. He
joined PPG in 1978 as a fiberglass market
research analyst. Mr. Alexander
was named general manager of electronic
and specialty materials in 1996,
general manager of fiberglass reinforcements
in 1997 and general manager of
general industrial coatings in 2000.
Keith H. Prins was promoted to general
manager of industrial finishes. He
joined PPG in 1982 and worked in the
company’s Canadian and U.S. financial
organizations until 1995 when he
moved to Europe where he held multiple
financial assignments. Most
recently, he has served as director of
finance and director of sales and marketing
for the automotive replacement
glass business unit.

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