PITTSBURGH – PPG Industries has announced that Timothy M. Knavish has been appointed Vice President, Automotive Coatings, Americas, effective March 1. Knavish is currently PPG General Manager, Automotive Coatings, Americas. He will continue to be based at the PPG Automotive Coatings headquarters in Troy, MI, and will report directly to Cynthia A. Niekamp, Vice President, Automotive Coatings.
Knavish joined PPG in 1987, in flat glass engineering at the company’s corporate headquarters in Pittsburgh. He has held various positions within the company in a variety of areas, including the flat glass, automotive glass, architectural coatings, automotive replacement glass, and automotive refinish coatings businesses.