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PPG Named to Forbes’ 2019 “Best Employers for Diversity” List

January 15, 2019

PITTSBURGH--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 15, 2019--PPG (NYSE: PPG) today announced that it has been named one of the “ Best Employers for Diversity ” in 2019 by Forbes magazine. Forbes ranked the top companies in the United States that demonstrate a dedication to diversity and inclusion in the workplace.

“PPG is honored to be recognized by Forbes for our ongoing commitment to providing a culture of diversity and inclusion for all of our employees,” said Herve Tiberghien, PPG vice president, human resources. “The unique perspectives of PPG’s diverse workforce enable us to meet challenges quickly, creatively and effectively, providing a significant competitive advantage in today’s global economy.”

The ranking of 500 employers across all industries in the United States is based on a survey of thousands of employees that examines employer diversity policies, as well as diversity in executive suites and on boards. PPG ranked No. 297 of the companies assessed by Forbes.

“The diversity of our employees allows PPG to solve our customers’ own diverse needs in every corner of the globe and to continue to protect and beautify the world,” said Tiberghien.

Click here to view the complete Forbes’ 2019 “Best Employers for Diversity” list.

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 135 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 $14.7 billion in 2017. 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.

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silvey@ppg.comGreta Edgar

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