PPG has appointed Tony Wu as Vice President Automotive Refinish Asia. Wu will report to Chancey Hagerty, Vice President Global Automotive Refinish, and succeed Pauline Yuen, who has announced her intention to retire from 19 March.
Wu, who is currently Vice President Greater China Industrial Coatings and Global Electronic Materials, joined the company in 2014 as General Manager Industrial Coatings Greater China. In 2019, his responsibilities expanded to include global leadership for the electronic materials segment. Prior to PPG, Wu was General Manager China at Genus and has also held positions with BASF, Henkel and Nippon Paint during his 20-plus years in the coatings and chemicals industry.
Wu graduated from the University of Shanghai with a bachelor’s degree in biochemistry before graduating with an MBA from IMD business school in Lausanne, Switzerland.