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PPG appoints new UK & Ireland Marketing Manager

PPG Industries UK, a world leading paint and coatings company, have appointed Mike Walsh as its new UK & Ireland Marketing Manager, effective from January 1, 2019.

Mike Walsh

Reporting to PPG’s UK & Ireland Market Director David Heal, Walsh brings considerable knowledge and expertise to the role. Heal comments: “I am pleased to announce the appointment of Mike Walsh as the new UK and Ireland Marketing Manager. He brings a wealth of experience to the role, with strong product knowledge and a key understanding of our business and industry. The team are thrilled to have Mike onboard and I have no doubt that he will excel and succeed in his new role.”

Walsh joined PPG in October 2000, starting his career as a Production Planner and moving through different roles in the Supply Chain and manufacturing divisions. In 2007, Walsh moved into the UK Refinish Marketing team as Collision Product Manager and quickly assumed product management responsibility for all products. In 2010 he moved back into the Supply Chain division and then progressed onto the role of Plant Manager in Stowmarket.

Mike Walsh comments on his new position: “I am extremely excited to be re-joining our successful Refinish business in the UK & Ireland and working with the team to deliver premium and impactful marketing strategies to support PPG’s vision of being our customers first choice every time. I am looking forward to meeting customers, old and new, and for what 2019 will bring.”