She will serve on the PPG board’s audit committee and its technology and environment committee.Healey worked in the consumer goods industry for 32 years with S.C.Johnson & Sons, Johnson & Johnson and P&G. She joined P&G, a leading global provider of branded consumer packaged goods, in 1990 in Brazil.
Healey advanced through various leadership roles in Brazil, Mexico, Venezuela and the U.S. to eventually become group president, North America, in 2009 and then group president and advisor to the chairman and chief executive in 2015.
“Melanie’s proven leadership and broad knowledge of the consumer products industry will add a unique perspective and valuable depth to our board, as PPG continues to strengthen our brand and grow our business,” said Charles E. Bunch, PPG executive chairman of the board.
Healey also serves on the boards of Target Corporation and Verizon Communications Inc., and she served as a trustee on the University of Richmond board from 2009 to 2013.
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