Charles E. Bunch

Former Chairman and CEO of PPG Industries, Inc. Director since: May 2014
CEO or Senior Officer
Public Company Board Service
Financial Reporting

Mr. Bunch served as Chairman and Chief Executive Office of PPG Industries, Inc. from July 2005 to August 2015, and as Executive Chairman from September 2015 to September 2016. He was President and Chief Operating Officer of PPG Industries Inc. from July 2002 until he was elected president and CEO in March 2005 and chairman and chief executive officer in July 2005. He was executive vice president from 2000 to 2002 and senior vice president, strategic planning and corporate services from 1997 to 2000. Mr. Bunch was with PPG Industries Inc. for more than 35 years prior to his retirement, holding positions in finance and planning, marketing, and general management in the United States and Europe.

He currently serves on the board of PNC Financial Services Group, Marathon Petroleum Corporation and Mondelez International, Inc. He previously served as a director of H.J. Heinz Company, chairman of the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland, the National Association of Manufacturers and the American Coatings Association, and as a member of the University of Pittsburgh’s board of trustees.


  • Human Resources and Compensation Committee (Chair)
  • Directors’ Affairs Committee
  • Executive Committee