Reporting to Rebecca Liebert, PPG executive VP, King will be responsible for leading the company’s industrial segment global manufacturing, supply chain, engineering and asset management, and continuous improvement activities.
King was previously VP, global supply chain, at Nutrien, a $12 billion agricultural products and services company. He was responsible for manufacturing, environmental health & safety, integrated business planning, transportation, distribution and logistics, indirect procurement, and fleet operations.
Prior to this role, King led Nutrien’s B2C retail distribution business, including 1,500 employees and 120 retail centers.
He joined Agrium (rebranded as Nutrien following a 2018 merger) in 2012 as VP, nitrogen operations and services. King spent the first 18 years of his career at Celanese, beginning as an engineer and progressing through supply chain and manufacturing leadership roles, including assignments in the UKand China.
During this time, King was the general manager for the company’s Nanjing, China site, Celanese’s largest multi-business manufacturing complex.