PPG: general manager for US and Canada

The protective and marine coatings (PMC) business of PPG Industries“ has appointed Michael T. Hartings as general manager, PMC, United States and Canada (USCA).
Hartings started his career in PPG i…

The protective and marine coatings (PMC) business of PPG Industries“ has appointed Michael T. Hartings as general manager, PMC, United States and Canada (USCA). Hartings started his career in PPG in 1992 and has served in several managerial roles of increasing responsibility in the US and Asia. Most recently, Hartings was general manager, PPG Coatings Malaysia, where he was head of the automotive and industrial coatings businesses in Southeast Asia. In his new position, Hartings will be relocating from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, to PPG“s corporate headquarters in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Michael is a great addition to the PMC team and has an extensive track record of delivering results for several business units, said Tom Mauck, PPG vice president, PMC. Michael combines business acumen for the coatings industry and key attention to market and customer detail, he added. PPG“s protective and marine coatings (PMC) products protect customers“ assets in some of the world“s most demanding conditions and environments. PMC products coat a wide variety of projects in energy, infrastructure and marine markets. PMC features Amercoat, Sigma Coatings and other brand families.