PPG appoints Tony Wu as vice chairman, Automotive Refinish, Asia

PITTSBURGH – (BUSINESS WIRE) – PPG (NYSE: PPG) today announced the appointment of Tony Wu as Vice President, Automotive Refinishing, Asia, effective March 1st. He will report to Chancey Hagerty, vice president of global auto refinishing, succeeding Pauline Yuen, who announced her intention to retire effective March 19.

Wu, current Vice President, Industrial Coatings (IC) and Global Electronic Materials in Greater China, joined PPG in 2014 as General Manager, IC, Greater China. In 2019, he expanded his responsibilities to include global leadership in the electronic materials segment. Before PPG, Wu was General Manager China at Genus PIC. During his more than 20 years in the coating and chemical industry, Wu also worked for BASF, Henkel and Nippon Paint.

Wu graduated from Shanghai University with a bachelor’s degree in biochemistry and earned a master’s degree in business administration from IMD Business School in Lausanne, Switzerland.


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