PPG Appoints New Executive
June 26, 2019—PPG on Wednesday announced the appointment of James T. (JT) Jones as vice president, procurement, effective July 1.
Reporting directly to Rebecca Liebert, senior vice president, automotive coatings, Jones will be responsible for leading PPG’s global procurement team, processes and strategy.
In addition, Jones will be tasked with optimizing the organization’s worldwide supplier base of purchased raw materials, goods and services spanning numerous categories and regions.
Jones joins PPG from Celanese, a global chemical and specialty materials company, where he was vice president, global raw material procurement. In that role, Jones aligned the procurement team and processes to more closely match growth strategies.