● PPG: PPG Industries announced that
Frank A. Archinaco, executive vice
president, will retire July 1, and
Charles E. Bunch, executive vice president,
has been elected president and
chief operating officer, effective the
same day. Mr. Archinaco has been
with PPG for 37 years, and has been a
member of the executive committee for
the past five years.
Mr. Bunch has been with PPG 23
years and has served in a number of
key roles with the company in both the
U.S. and Europe.
PPG also announced that Douglas B.
Atkinson has been named vice president,
investor relations. He has been
with the company since 1964.: Frank
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