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PPG Names Infrastructure Head for Protective, Marine Coatings

Paints and coatings manufacturer PPG recently appointed Kevin Morris as infrastructure segment director of its protective and marine coatings business in the United States and Canada.

In this role, Morris will be responsible for the growth and profitability of the infrastructure segment, which focuses on water/wastewater, bridge restoration, and other applications for PPG’s polyurea and epoxy coatings.

Morris joins PPG with a deep background in the protective coatings industry. He started at Sherwin-Williams in 1992, working in stores and in a variety of sales roles. In 2008, he was named segment manager of the Sherwin Williams’ North America water/wastewater segment and, in 2019, became the global segment market director for infrastructure, supporting bridge and highway, water/wastewater, and steel fabrication markets.

Kevin is a NACE CIP Level III Certified Coatings Inspector and a SSPC Concrete Coatings Instructor, as well as a Certified Inspector. In addition, he is a member of the Steel Tank Institute/Steel Plate Fabricators Association and the American Water Works Association.

With headquarters in Pittsburgh, Pa. and a company lifespan of over 140 years, PPG operates and creates in more than 75 countries and reported net sales of $16.8 billion in 2021. The company serves customers in construction, consumer products, industrial and transportation markets, and aftermarkets.

For more information, contact: PPG, (888) 977-4762