Effective April 1, PPG Industries has named Dave Cole VP packagings coatings and Anup Jain VP specialty coatings and materials.
Jain was previously serving as VP silica products. In his new role, he will be responsible for the optical monomers and coatings and OLED/specialty synthesis businesses, as well as the photochromics R&D organization. He will continue to oversee PPG's silica products business.
Cole was formerly president of Transitions Optical, in which PPG owned a majority interest stake until just recently.