PPG Appoints Pedro Serret Salvat as President and General Counsel, EMEA
PPG today announced that Pedro Serret Salvat, general counsel, PPG EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa), will become president and general counsel, PPG EMEA, effective immediately. Serret Salvat will continue to report to PPG senior vice president and general counsel, Anne Foulkes.
Serret Salvat succeeds Ram Vadlamannati, who will transition to lead a newly created PPG operations organization while maintaining executive oversight accountability of the EMEA region, as previously announced.
“Since joining PPG, Pedro has demonstrated skilled leadership and a deep understanding of PPG’s businesses across the region,” said Foulkes. “Pedro will drive a One PPG approach across our operations in EMEA to maximize profitable growth through alignment and synergies across the region.”
Serret Salvat joined PPG in 2011 as the regional head of legal affairs and was appointed as general counsel, EMEA in 2016. Prior to joining PPG, he worked as head of transactions for a Swiss-listed global company in Zurich and as legal director for a French-listed global company in Paris. Prior to his in-house practice, he also worked in private practice in Brussels in the fields of mergers and acquisitions, and antitrust law. Serret Salvat holds a degree in commercial law from the Universitat Pompeu Fabra and an LLM in European law from the University of Liege.
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