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PPG Architectural Coatings Wins 2014 Monster of HR Award

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Monster presented PPG Architectural Coatings (U.S. and Canada) with the Monster of HR Award(R) at the 2014 Monster Recruitment Technology Summit in Phoenix, AZ last week. Selected by popular vote from approximately 200 summit attendees, the Monster of HR Award celebrates exceptional success stories of how Monster customers have met recruitment challenges with innovative solutions.

The attendees voted on a trio of finalists, also including: STS Aviation and Virtusa Corporation. The winner, PPG Architectural Coatings, is an industry leader in residential and commercial coatings, delivering the latest technologies and operational advancements through its strong portfolio of brands. PPG Architectural Coatings employs approximately 7,000 people and is a business unit of PPG Industries, the world’s leading coatings and specialty products company. Through implementation of a comprehensive recruitment marketing strategy, including Monster Career Sites & Applications and a Monster Cloud Solution, the PPG team achieved tremendous success metrics, including a 2,000% increase in their job apply rate.

“PPG is pleased to accept the 2014 Monster of HR award,” said Shannon Pelissero, Talent Acquisition Manager, PPG Architectural Coatings. “To be acknowledged among our peers and by Monster, a leader in human resources, makes this a particularly special honor.”

“These companies, PPG Architectural Coatings, STS Aviation Group and Virtusa Corporation, exemplify Monster’s mantra to ‘Find Better’ – they work every day to source, interview and hire the best talent for their company and clients, all while providing great opportunities for job seekers,” said Jeff Greenler, Vice President of Global Brand and Advertising, Monster. “We are happy to recognize the efforts of all three companies and are proud of how they’re using Monster’s technology to connect with the talent they need.”

Video case studies of all three finalists are available at the following links:

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PPG Industries’ vision is to continue to be the world’s leading coatings and specialty materials company. Through leadership in innovation, sustainability and color, PPG helps customers in industrial, transportation, consumer products, and construction markets and aftermarkets to enhance more surfaces in more ways than does any other company. Founded in 1883, PPG has global headquarters in Pittsburgh and operates in nearly 70 countries around the world. Reported net sales in 2013 were $15.1 billion. PPG shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange (symbol: PPG). For more information, visit and follow @PPGIndustries on Twitter.

Bringing innovation to the surface is a trademark of PPG Industries Ohio, Inc.

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