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PPG Appoints Steve Pocock as Vice President, Architectural Coatings, EMEA North and East

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PPG announced the appointment of Steve Pocock as vice president, architectural coatings, Europe, Middle East and Africa (“EMEA”) north and east, effective immediately. He will report to Tim Knavish, PPG executive vice president.

Steve Pocock

In this expanded role, Pocock will lead PPG’s architectural coatings teams in the region, build the PPG brand assortment, drive team engagement and innovation, create increased value for customers and deliver outstanding results for our shareholders.

Pocock joined Sigma Kalon in early 2000, which was later acquired by PPG, as a national accounts controller. He progressed through a number of commercial roles of increasing responsibility before his appointment as general manager, architectural coatings, UK and Ireland, in 2010. Pocock was then appointed general manager, architectural coatings, EMEA north and China.

“Under his leadership, Steve has been instrumental in growing the business and building a strong team throughout his time with PPG,” said Knavish. “Steve is well-positioned for success in this new role as we continue to strengthen and grow our business in this important region.”

About PPG Industries

At PPG (NYSE:PPG), we work every day to develop and deliver the paints, coatings and specialty materials that our customers have trusted for more than 135 years. Through dedication and creativity, we solve our customers’ biggest challenges, collaborating closely to find the right path forward. With headquarters in Pittsburgh, we operate and innovate in more than 70 countries and reported net sales of $15.4 billion in 2018. We serve customers in construction, consumer products, industrial and transportation markets and aftermarkets. To learn more, visit We protect and beautify the world is a trademark and the PPG Logo is a registered trademark of PPG Industries Ohio, Inc.


Mark Silvey – Corporate Communications – – (412) 434-3046

Source: PPG Industries, Inc.