PPG Appoints Robert J. Dellinger as Senior Vice President, Finance, and CFO
September 2, 2009

PPG Industries in Pittsburgh has announced that Robert J. Dellinger will join the company as senior vice president, finance, and chief financial officer (CFO) designate, effective September 8. He will officially assume the responsibilities of CFO on October 15.

Dellinger began his career with General Electric Co. (GE). Over a 19-year tenure with GE, Dellinger served in various positions in financial management. He was appointed president and chief executive officer of GE Property and Casualty Reinsurance, Europe and Asia, and president and chief executive officer (CEO) of GE Frankona Re, based in Munich, Germany, in 2000. Dellinger left GE in 2002 to become executive vice president and CFO for Sprint Corp., and most recently spent three years as executive vice president and CFO for Delphi Corp. Dellinger holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from Ohio Wesleyan University.

“Bob comes to us well-qualified to lead PPG’s financial operations and will add great depth of international experience and expertise to our senior management team,” says Charles E. Bunch, PPG chairman and CEO. “His international assignments and perspectives will prove valuable as we continue our global transformation.”

William H. Hernandez will continue as PPG’s CFO until October 15. PPG announced in May that Hernandez would transition his responsibilities by the end of 2009.

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