PPG Industries has appointed Kevin Braun vice president of industrial coatings, Americas, effective immediately, replacing Richard Zoulek, who has left the company.
Braun was most recently appointed vice president, global raw materials and Americas purchasing.
Braun, who joined PPG in 1991, also has served as PPG’s general manager, silica products, and general manager, architectural coatings, Australia/New Zealand. Previously, he held roles of increasing commercial responsibility in industrial coatings, fiber glass and architectural coatings in the U.S.
The architectural coatings industry has undergone great change over the last ten years. Today’s coatings have a much different raw material base, a different environmental profile and different properties. These changes have been br…