PPG Industries has named Barry N. Gillespie to the position of vice president, aerospace products.
Gillespie was formerly president, actuation systems, for Smiths Aerospace, Los Angeles, CA, until its recent acquisition by General Electric. Prior to Smiths, he was a vice president and general manager for several of Eaton Corporation’s aerospace businesses, including electro-mechanical systems, actuator and controls, and hydraulics. From 1991 to 1999, Gillespie rose through positions of increasing responsibility with Allied Signal.
David P. Morris, former vice president, aerospace, will take on the role of vice president, aerospace coatings & sealants, and will focus on building this particular segment of the business.