PPG Industries' board of directors has elected John V. Faraci as a member of the company’s board. He also has been appointed as a member of the board’s audit committee and nominating and governance committee.
Faraci is chairman and CEO of International Paper Co., a position he has held since November 2003. International Paper, based in Memphis, TN, is a global leader in the paper and packaging industry with manufacturing operations in North America, Europe, Latin America, Asia and North Africa.
Faraci is a member of the board of directors of United Technologies Corp. and the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation. He also serves on the board of the Moscow School of Management and is U.S. section chair for the U.S. – Brazil CEO Forum. He is a trustee of Denison University and the American Enterprise Institute.
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