PITTSBURGH–(BUSINESS WIRE)–PPG (NYSE:PPG) at this time introduced the appointment of Andrea Giunta as vp, science and know-how (S&T), shade, efficient Oct. 1. Reporting to David Bem, PPG vp, S&T and chief know-how officer, Giunta will lead the corporate’s company shade group and strategic shade route to allow actions corresponding to automated shade matching and digital shade renderings.
Giunta joined PPG in 1997 as technical director as a part of PPG’s acquisition of the Max Meyer Coatings Firm. In 2000, he turned the refinish technical director for the Europe, Center East and Africa (EMEA) area. Throughout this time, he developed PPG ENVIROBASE® high-performance waterborne basecoat, which is now thought-about an trade customary. In July 2003, Giunta was promoted to director, international S&T, automotive refinish. On this position, he drove the globalization of know-how and shade labs for PPG’s refinish enterprise, created international facilities of excellence, and expanded PPG’s footprint and automating color-matching operations in North America and Europe. Not too long ago, Giunta has developed modern options for the collision, mild industrial and business transportation segments inside PPG’s automotive refinish enterprise.
In 2017, he was inducted into the PPG Collegium, the corporate’s highest analysis and growth honor. Based in 1983, the PPG Collegium acknowledges people who’ve demonstrated sustained contributions to the technical development of the corporate for 10 or extra years.
Giunta earned a Grasp’s Diploma in Industrial Chemistry from Milan College.
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