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PPG Appoints Marcos Achar Levy Vice President, Architectural Coatings, Mexico

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PPG Industries (NYSE:PPG) today announced that Marcos Achar Levy, previously chief executive officer of Comex, has been appointed vice president, architectural coatings, Mexico, and CEO, PPG – Comex. He will report to Michael McGarry, PPG chief operating officer. PPG previously announced it had completed its acquisition of Comex.

“We are pleased to have Marcos Achar Levy and his leadership team join PPG,” McGarry said. “We look forward to continuing the successful traditions of Comex and working closely with the company’s concessionaire network.”

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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