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PPG Hires New Procurement VP

Wednesday, June 26, 2019

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Coatings firm PPG (Pittsburgh) recently announced that it has appointed James T. Jones as vice president, procurement. The move takes effect July 1.

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Coatings firm PPG recently announced that it has appointed James T. Jones as vice president, procurement. The move takes effect July 1.

Jones will be responsible for leading PPG’s global procurement team, processes and strategy. In addition, he will be tasked with optimizing the organization’s supplier base of purchased raw materials, goods and services, according to the company.

About Jones

Jones joins PPG from Celanese, a chemical and specialty materials company, where he was vice president, global raw material procurement.

Prior to this role, Jones held multiple leadership roles in global profit and loss management, including Celanese’s global Acetic Acid business line, business development and investor relations at Celanese.

He also previously worked for Accenture as a senior manager, strategy and business architecture; Hercules, where he held roles of increasing responsibility in sales and sales leadership; and International Paper Corporation, where he began his career in sales.

Jones earned a Bachelor of Science degree in chemical engineering from the University of Illinois and a Master of Business Administration from Northwestern University.

   

Tagged categories: Business operations; Good Technical Practice; NA; North America; Personnel; PPG

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