Washington, D.C. 20549
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Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): March 28, 2019
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One PPG Place, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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(412) 434-3131
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Item 5.02
Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
As previously reported, Jean-Marie Greindl resigned as Senior Vice President, Architectural Coatings and President, PPG EMEA of PPG Industries, Inc. (the “Company”), effective January 9, 2019, and his last day of employment with the Company will be April 30, 2019.
In connection with his departure, on March 28, 2019 the Company and Mr. Greindl entered into a Post-Termination Agreement (the “Agreement”). Under the Agreement, Mr. Greindl will receive a lump-sum payment of 127,008 Swiss francs representing his bonus for 2018 and a lump-sum payment of 108,000 Swiss francs representing a pro-rated bonus for the period January 1, 2019 through April 30, 2019. In addition, Mr. Greindl will receive a lump-sum separation payment of 1,604,666 euros in accordance with the terms of his Employment Agreement. Mr. Greindl’s previously awarded stock options, restricted stock units and total shareholder return contingent shares will vest in accordance with their terms. If the aggregate value of all such equity awards is less than $438,145.91 at the time that all such awards have vested, the Company has agreed to pay the difference to Mr. Greindl. The Company has also agreed to reimburse Mr. Greindl for the cost of certain continuing education courses, tax consulting services and legal fees incurred in connection with the negotiation of the Agreement.

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
Date: April 3, 2019
/s/ Michael H. McGarry
Michael H. McGarry
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer