PPG Names Xiaobing Nie As president, Asia Pacific


Xiaobing Nie, vice president of industrial coatings for China and international consumer products, will take over as president of PPG Asia Pacific on August 1st, 2023.

In addition to her new position, Nie will continue to fulfill her present duties within PPG's industrial coatings division, and she will continue to be stationed in Shanghai. She will report functionally to Chancey Hagerty, senior vice president of automotive refinish coatings and executive sponsor of PPG's Asia-Pacific region, and directly to Kevin Braun, senior vice president, industrial coatings sector.

After working at DuPont for several years in sales and marketing roles, Nie joined PPG in 2021 and took on the role of Asia-Pacific leader for the company's Shelter segment. She has previously held jobs at Huawei in China and Brazil. Nie earned an MBA from William & Mary Mason Business School after graduating from Shanghai International Studies University with a bachelor's degree in economics, law, and Portuguese.

The paints, coatings, and specialized materials that our clients have relied on for 140 years are what we create and deliver every day at PPG. We work together with our customers to find solutions to their most difficult problems by being devoted and creative and working to determine the best course of action. Our Pittsburgh-based company operates and innovates in more than 70 countries, with 2022 net sales of $17.7 billion. We provide services to clients in the construction, consumer goods, aftermarkets, industrial, and transportation sectors.

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