PPG Creates General Manager Position, Appoints Patrick
PPG recently appointed Patrick J. Kenny to the newly created position
of general manager of corporate marketing and construction markets.
His role as general manager takes effect immediately.
Kenny will retain his current responsibility for the construction
market team and assume the additional responsibility for leading
our corporate marketing initiatives. His corporate marketing group
will manage market studies in support of growth initiatives and
development activities to strengthen our marketing discipline and
talent across the SBU's. Kenny will continue to report to Dick Beuke,
vice president of growth initiatives.
Kenny began his PPG career in 1980 and has progressed through a
variety of project management, sales and sales management positions
in the performance glazings business. In 1989, he relocated to Hong
Kong, where he was director of sales for the PPG glass joint venture.
In 1993, he was promoted to marketing manager, flat glass and later
named director of marketing, flat glass in 1999. In 2003, Kenny
was appointed to business manager construction market team, where
he has led a very effective cross-business and marketing initiative
between our architectural finishes, flat glass and industrial coatings
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