PPG Industries has made two executive appointments. Hervé Tiberghien, senior director, global human resources (pictured), will become vice-president, human resources, effective February 28. He will report to PPG president and CEO Michael McGarry. Chris Caruso, director, information technology, global architectural coatings, will become vice-president, information technology, effective February 1. He will report to Ram Vadlamannati, PPG vice-president, architectural coatings, for the Europe, Middle East and Africa and Asia Pacific regions. Craig Jordan, current PPG vice-president, human resources, will retire February 28. Jordan joined PPG in 1989 as HR manager for the company’s former chlor-alkali plant in Natrium, WV, and progressed through numerous HR management roles prior to assuming his current position in 2010. He has led efforts to strengthen PPG’s global hiring, succession planning and talent development. Werner Baer, current PPG vice-president, information technology, will retire March 1. Baer, who joined PPG in this role in 2002, has overseen the development and implementation of a number of industry-leading global IT platforms at PPG and the IT integration of several complex acquisitions. www.ppg.com