Chris Caruso, director, information technology, global architectural coatings, will become vice president, information technology, effective Feb. 1.He will report to Ram Vadlamannati, PPG vice president, architectural coatings, for the Europe, Middle East and Africa and Asia Pacific regions.
Craig Jordan, current PPG vice president, human resources, will retire Feb. 28. Jordan joined PPG in 1989 as HR manager for the company’s former chlor-alkali plant in Natrium, West Virginia, and progressed through numerous HR management roles prior to assuming his current position in 2010. He has led efforts to strengthen PPG’s global hiring, succession planning and talent development.
Werner Baer, current PPG vice president, information technology, will retire March 1. Baer, who joined PPG in this role in 2002, has overseen the development and implementation of a number of industry-leading global IT platforms at PPG and the IT integration of several complex acquisitions.
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