PITTSBURGH: PPG Industries has appointed Bryan Iams VP of corporate communications and marketing, effective Monday.
Iams is responsible for directing PPG's global internal and external communications, including strategic messaging, media relations, crisis and issues management, brand management, public affairs, and communications process management. He will support PPG Chairman and CEO Charles Bunch. Iams will report to Rich Alexander, EVP.
Iams most recently worked at FedEx as principal adviser for communications for FedEx Ground. Previously, he worked as head of strategic and external communications for Bayer Corp. and Bayer MaterialScience in North America. Iams also worked at Burson-Marsteller for more than seven years.