Paula Shepard

Company: PPG Industries Inc.

Position: Vice President, Silica Products

Industry: Chemicals

Country: United States

Paula Shepard is vice president, silica products at PPG Industries Inc., a global supplier of paints, coatings, chemicals, optical products, specialty materials, glass and fiber glass.

Shepard joined PPG in 1977 as a customer service representative in the industrial coatings business and held several sales positions before being named senior purchasing agent in 1988. She joined the silicas business as marketing manager, industrial and carrier applications, in 1995, and was named director, sales and marketing, silicas, in 2000. Four years later, Shepard was appointed to her current position. 

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