PPG announced the appointment of Melissa Wills as vice president, finance administra-tion, effective Aug. 1, 2021. Wills will continue to report to Vince Morales, PPG senior vice president and chief financial officer (CFO).

In this newly created role, Wills will continue with her current responsibilities as CFO, Americas, and will add responsibility and oversight of financial administration for PPG’s Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) and Asia Pacific regions.

Wills has held a variety of roles of increasing responsibility over her career with PPG. She joined PPG in 1989 at the Chillicothe, OH, Shared Financial Services Center and later moved into the automotive coatings business, where she held finance and strategic plan-ning leadership roles.

Wills was appointed director, global shared financial services, in 2006; director, strategic planning, in 2009; director, finance business process transformation in 2010; and assis-tant controller in 2011. She became director, corporate audit services in 2013, and was named global finance director, automotive refinish, in 2017. Wills was promoted to CFO of the United States and Canada region in 2018, and assumed her current role as CFO, Americas, adding the Latin America region to her accountability in March 2021.

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