PPG Names Wulfsohn to European Post

William A. Wulfsohn, vice president and general manager of Nylon System for Honeywell International, has been named vice president of European coatings for PPG Industries (NYSE:PPG) and managing director of PPG Europe. "Bill will play a vital role in helping our European coatings businesses achieve their full potential," said Michael A.

Ludlow, senior vice president of original equipment manufacturing coatings. "We believe Bill's leadership will enable us to capture significant synergies throughout our European operations."

Wulfsohn will be stationed at PPG's European headquarters facility in Paris.

He joined Honeywell in 2000 from Rohm & Haas, where he was vice president, corporate officer and automotive coatings business director. He joined Rohm & Haas when the company acquired Morton International in 1999, where Wulfsohn had been vice president and general manager of automotive coatings. He joined Morton in 1990 as industrial coatings director of marketing.

Wulfsohn, 40, earned a bachelor's degree in chemical engineering from the University of Michigan and his master's of business administration from Harvard.

Pittsburgh-based PPG is a global supplier of coatings, glass, fiber glass and chemicals, with 120 manufacturing facilities and equity affiliates in 23 countries. Sales in 2001 were $8.2 billion.

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Date: 24 December 2002
Source: Seattle Bizjournals

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