PPG announced that John Stephenson, current business controller, industrial coatings, was promoted to director, acquisition integration.
Stephenson is responsible for the overall integration of PPG acquisitions.
He will work to prioritize and achieve project goals, plans and key actions; assure integration plans meet PPG’s standards for operational excellence; and deliver strategic synergies, the company said.
He will also serve as the integration leader for the recently announced Tikkurila acquisition, subject to close.
Since joining PPG in 1985, he has held finance leadership positions in all PPG industrial segment businesses, and PPG’s global architectural coatings business.