PITTSBURGH – PPG announced that Adriana Macouzet, currently General Manager, Latin America North, is appointed Vice President, Latin America, and General Manager, Protective and Marine Coatings (PMC), Latin America, effective June 1. Macouzet will provide regional leadership for Latin America overall, excluding PPG Comex, and have direct accountability for the PMC business in the region.

After joining PPG as a Paint Formulator in Mexico in 1984, Macouzet advanced through automotive coatings roles in pretreatment, operations planning, and sales and marketing before moving to Argentina in 1995 to develop new business in Latin America South. She returned to Mexico in 1998 as Account Manager for Ford and General Motors before being named Sales and Marketing Manager, Automotive Coatings, Latin America, in 2005. Macouzet was named Director, Automotive and Industrial Coatings, Mexico, in 2008 and then General Manager, Automotive Coatings, Mexico, before moving into her current role in 2012.

A native of Mexico, Macouzet earned a chemical engineering degree from La Salle University, Mexico City, and a business administration degree from Michigan State University.