Reporting to David Bem, PPG VP, S&T and chief technology officer, Giunta will lead the company’s corporate color organization and strategic color direction to enable activities such as automated color matching and digital color renderings.
Giunta joined PPG in 1997 as technical director as part of PPG’s acquisition of the Max Meyer Coatings Company.
In 2000, he became the refinish technical director for the EMEA region.
During this time, he developed PPG ENVIROBASE high-performance waterborne basecoat, which is now considered an industry standard.
In July 2003, Giunta was promoted to director, global S&T, automotive refinish.
In this role, he drove the globalization of technology and color labs for PPG’s refinish business, created global centers of excellence, and expanded PPG’s footprint and automating color-matching operations in North America and Europe.
Recently, Giunta has developed innovative solutions for the collision, light industrial and commercial transportation segments within PPG’s automotive refinish business.
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