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2017

PPG’s McGarry joins CEOs to advance diversity, inclusion in the workplace


PITTSBURGH, June 12, 2017 – PPG (NYSE:PPG) today announced that Chairman and CEO Michael H. McGarry joined a group of more than 150 CEOs from some of the world’s leading companies in signing the CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion™ - the largest CEO-driven business commitment to advance diversity and inclusion in the workplace.
 
“A diverse workforce is a prerequisite to success in global markets and economies,” McGarry said. “Clearly, diversity provides PPG with a competitive advantage in serving the needs of increasingly diverse customers in virtually every corner of the world. Diversity is all about bringing our best together to protect and beautify the world.”
 
By signing on to this commitment, CEOs have pledged to cultivate a workplace where diverse perspectives and experiences are welcomed and respected, where employees feel encouraged to discuss diversity and inclusion, and where best known—and unsuccessful—actions can be shared across organizations via a unified hub, CEOAction.com, in an effort to advance diversity and inclusion in the workplace.
 
Read the full news release and learn more about this effort by visiting CEOAction.com.
 
 
About CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion™
CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion™ is the largest CEO-driven business commitment to advance diversity and inclusion within the workplace. Bringing together more than 150 CEOs of America’s leading organizations, the commitment outlines actions that participating companies pledge to take to cultivate a workplace where diverse perspectives and experiences are welcomed and respected, employees feel comfortable and encouraged to discuss diversity and inclusion, and where best known—and unsuccessful—actions can be shared across organizations. Learn more at CEOAction.com and connect with us on Facebook: CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion and Twitter: @CEOAction.

 
PPG: WE PROTECT AND BEAUTIFY THE WORLD
At PPG (NYSE:PPG), we work every day to develop and deliver the paints, coatings and materials that our customers have trusted for more than 130 years. Through dedication and creativity, we solve our customers’ biggest challenges, collaborating closely to find the right path forward. With headquarters in Pittsburgh, we operate and innovate in more than 70 countries and reported net sales of $14.8 billion in 2016. We serve customers in construction, consumer products, industrial and transportation markets and aftermarkets. To learn more, visit www.ppg.com.

 
We protect and beautify the world is a trademark and the PPG Logo is a registered trademark of PPG Industries Ohio, Inc.

PPG Media Contact:
Mark Silvey
Corporate Communications
+1-412-434-3046
silvey@ppg.com