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Mr. Ryan Young – Board Member

Global IT Director


Ryan Young assumed the position of Global Information Technology Director at PPG Industries in September 2019.  He has IT accountability for PPG’s Aerospace, Automotive Refinish, and Specialty Coatings & Materials business units globally .  In his current technology role, he is responsible for the administrative, financial, management and strategic operations of the information technology function within the business units.  He works in a business leadership setting where he enjoys providing the insights and understanding required to facilitate successful technology support and implementations in order to fulfill business and leadership needs.  Ryan has worked for PPG for more than 22 years, advancing from software development to information technology manager before being promoted to a director level role in 2011.  Since that time and throughout his career, Ryan has established himself as a proven leader within multiple PPG business units and corporate functions.  ​


Ryan earned his Bachelor of Science in Computer Science at the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown and an MBA from the University of Pittsburgh Katz Graduate School of Business.