(B.S. Mechanical Engineering and Advanced Management Program),
University of Texas (Austin, Texas USA)
and Harvard Business School (Boston, Massachusetts USA).
Born 1958, Mr. Michael McGarry has served as
Chairman of PPG Industries, Inc.’s Board of Directors since 2016
and as its Chief Executive Officer since 2015.
Michael McGarry was elected Executive Vice President of PPG in 2012, Chief Operating Officer in 2014
and President in 2015, at which time he joined the company’s Board of Directors. Michael McGarry served
as Senior Vice President of PPG’s Commodity Chemicals business from 2008 to 2012.
From 2006 to 2008, Michael McGarry was located at PPG’s European headquarters serving as
Vice President Coatings, Europe and Managing Director, PPG Europe.
Prior to 2006, Michael McGarry held various other executive, managerial, sales and engineering positions
at PPG, which he joined in 1981.
In addition to serving as Chairman of PPG’s Board of Directors, Michael McGarry currently serves
on the Board of Directors of United States Steel Corporation (NYSE: X) and previously served as a member of
the Board of Directors of Axiall Corporation (NYSE: AXLL).
Michael McGarry is an American citizen.