Baer named PPG Vice President, Information Technology

Date: 2 September 2002
Source: PPG
Werner Baer has joined PPG Industries as vice president, information technology, responsible for managing the company's global information technology systems and strategies.Before joining PPG, Baer had been global director of information systems field services for Dow Chemical.

During his 19-year career at Dow, Baer held information technology leadership positions for the company in the United States, Switzerland, France, Spain and the Asia/Pacific region. Baer began his career in finance with IBM before joining Dow.
Baer succeeds David W. Smith, who retired this month.
A native of Switzerland, Baer, 44, earned a bachelor of science degree in business administration at the University of St. Gall, Switzerland.
Baer and his wife, Fabiola, have three children and will reside in Mars, Pa.

Pittsburgh-based PPG is a global supplier of coatings, glass, fiber glass and chemicals, with 120 manufacturing facilities and equity affiliates in 24 countries. Sales in 2001 were $8.2 billion.

600450 Baer named PPG Vice President, Information Technology
Date: 2 September 2002
Source: PPG

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