PITTSBURGH – PPG Industries has appointed Kevin Braun Vice President of Industrial Coatings, Americas. Braun replaces Richard Zoulek, who has left the company.

Braun was most recently appointed Vice President, Global Raw Materials and Americas Purchasing. He joined PPG in 1991 and has served as PPG’s General Manager, Silica Products, and General Manager, Architectural Coatings, Australia/New Zealand. Previously, he held roles of increasing commercial responsibility in industrial coatings, fiberglass and architectural coatings in the United States.