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PPG names Hartings GM of NA auto OEM: Michael T Hartings

August 11, 2005

PPG has appointed
Michael T.
Hartings general
manager of North
American automotive
OEM coatings.
In his new post,
Hartings will be
responsible for
sales and service,
including the integration of technology
and manufacturing, for customers
and their suppliers in North America.
Most recently, Hartings served as
PPG’s director of general industrial
coatings sales for North America. In
2000, he was the global director of consumer
electronics for PPG’s industrial
coatings business unit, where he
implemented and supported the global
infrastructure from raw material flow
to sales support. Hartings joined PPG
in 1992 as a senior technical sales/
service representative for appliances
within the company’s industrial coatings
business unit at its Delaware, OH
Hartings will be based at the company’s
automotive technical center in
Troy, MI.