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PPG’s LeBoeuf to retire, Bunch elected CEO: Raymond W. LeBoeuf

August 11, 2005

Raymond W.
LeBoeuf, chairman
and CEO of PPG
Industries, will
retire July 1 after
nearly 25 years
with the company,
eight of which were
spent as chairman
and CEO. LeBoeuf
joined PPG as
treasurer in 1980.
He became PPG’s
controller in 1984,
vice president of
purchasing in
1986, vice president
of finance and
CFO in 1988, and
vice president of
coatings in 1994.
Elected executive vice president in
1994, he continued to lead the coatings
business until early 1995. He was elected
president and chief operating officer
and a member of PPG’s board in 1995.
LeBoeuf became CEO in July 1997, and
chairman and CEO the following
Charles E. Bunch will become chairman
of the board and CEO on July 1
upon LeBoeuf’s retirement. He was
elected president, chief operating officer
and a PPG board member in July of
2002. After joining the company in
1979 as an assistant to the corporate
controller, Bunch served in a variety of
assignments in the U.S. and Europe
before being named corporate director
of purchasing and distribution in 1988.
He became general manager of architectural
coatings in 1992, vice president
of that unit in 1994, and vice president
of fiberglass in 1995. He was
elected senior vice president of strategic
planning and corporate services in
1997 and executive vice president, coatings,
in early 2000.