PPG (NYSE:PPG) today announced the following leadership appointments for its architectural coatings and traffic solutions businesses, effective March 1, 2022:
Henrik Bergström, currently PPG vice president, architectural coatings, Latin America and president, PPG Comex, will become vice president, architectural coatings, Latin America, EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) and ANZ (Australia and New Zealand). In this role, Bergström will join the company’s operating committee and continue reporting to Tim Knavish, who will become PPG chief operating officer (COO), effective March 1, 2022, as previously announced.
Before joining PPG in his current position in April 2017, Bergström was senior vice president, business development with AB Electrolux. He advanced through multiple leadership positions with AB Electrolux, including vice president of the Andean region; president of Latin America and Caribbean operations; global vice president for air care products and head of Asia sourcing operations; and president and CEO of small appliances. Bergström holds a master’s degree in marketing and finance from Esade, completed select coursework at Harvard Business School, and holds a degree in marketing and economics from the Stockholm School of Economics.