Braun and Ericson

PPG, a global supplier of paints, coatings, and specialty materials, last month, announced several leadership appointments, effective immediately.

Ram Vadlamannati, currently senior vice president, protective and marine coatings (PMC), and president, PPG EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa), will transition to lead a newly created PPG operations organisation, while maintaining executive oversight accountability of PPG’s EMEA region. He will report to PPG president and chief executive officer, Tim Knavish.

Hagerty and Vadlamannati

Hagerty and Vadlamannati

Amy Ericson, currently senior vice president, packaging coatings, will become senior vice president, PMC, succeeding Vadlamannati and reporting to Knavish. She will also assume executive oversight accountability for PPG’s Latin America region.

Kevin Braun, vice president, global industrial coatings and interim industrial segment leader, will assume executive oversight responsibility for the following PPG businesses: global automotive coatings, specialty coatings and materials, and packaging coatings.

Chancey Hagerty, vice president, global automotive refinish, will continue in his current role and assume executive oversight accountability for the Asia Pacific region, reporting to Knavish.