Morales will report to Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Frank Sklarsky. Since joining PPG in 1985, Morales has advanced through various finance leadership roles of increasing responsibility. He was appointed to his current position in 2007. Morales earned a Bachelor of Science from Robert Morris University and an MBA from The Ohio State University.
Eric Thiele, currently corporate treasurer, will become vice president and business controller, global architectural coatings and protective and marine coatings. In this role, Thiele will report to Sklarsky and PPG President and Chief Operating Officer Michael McGarry. In nearly 20 years with PPG, Thiele has held various finance leadership roles of increasing responsibility. He was named corporate treasurer in 2012. Thiele earned a Bachelor of Science in Economics from Allegheny College and an MBA from the University of Pittsburgh Katz Graduate School of Business.
Also announced was the appointment of Scott Minder, currently finance director and business controller, industrial and packaging coatings, to director, investor relations, reporting to Morales. Minder joined PPG in June 2009 and previously worked for General Motors and Penske Logistics.
John Jankowski, assistant treasurer, also will report to Morales. Jankowski will continue to provide leadership to the global treasury staff and in key areas of the treasury function.
“These executives have demonstrated strong performance throughout their careers with PPG,” Sklarsky said. “We look forward to their continued contributions as PPG continues to drive value for our customers, employees and shareholders.”
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