Michael H.  McGarry net worth and biography

Michael McGarry Biography and Net Worth

Michael H. McGarry is chairman and chief executive officer of PPG. He became chairman of the board September 1, 2016, after transitioning into the CEO role in September 2015. 

McGarry joined PPG in 1981 as an engineer at the company’s Lake Charles, Louisiana, chemicals complex. He then progressed through management assignments such as market development manager, silica products; operations manager, silicas, Thailand; business manager, TESLIN® sheet; and product manager in the derivatives, chlorine, liquid and dry caustic soda businesses.

In 2000, McGarry became general manager, fine chemicals, and in 2004, he was named vice president, chlor-alkali and derivatives. He relocated to PPG’s European headquarters in Rolle, Switzerland, as vice president, coatings, Europe, and managing director, PPG Europe, in 2006.  McGarry returned to the U.S. as senior vice president of the Commodity Chemicals reporting segment in 2008, and he was elected executive vice president in 2012 and chief operating officer in 2014. He became president and chief operating officer in March 2015, and he joined the company’s board of directors in July 2015 while serving in that role.

McGarry currently serves on the Board of Directors of United States Steel Corporation (NYSE: X) and is chairman of the Board of Directors of The American Coatings Association (ACA). He is a former member of the board of Axiall Corporation (NYSE: AXLL).

A native of New Orleans, McGarry is a mechanical engineering graduate of the University of Texas and completed the Advanced Management Program at Harvard Business School.

What is Michael H. McGarry's net worth?

The estimated net worth of Michael H. McGarry is at least $27.95 million as of July 26th, 2023. Mr. McGarry owns 195,706 shares of PPG Industries stock worth more than $27,950,731 as of December 6th. This net worth approximation does not reflect any other assets that Mr. McGarry may own. Learn More about Michael H. McGarry's net worth.

How do I contact Michael H. McGarry?

The corporate mailing address for Mr. McGarry and other PPG Industries executives is ONE PPG PL 40 EAST, PITTSBURGH PA, 15272. PPG Industries can also be reached via phone at (412) 434-3131 and via email at [email protected]. Learn More on Michael H. McGarry's contact information.

Has Michael H. McGarry been buying or selling shares of PPG Industries?

Michael H. McGarry has not been actively trading shares of PPG Industries during the last quarter. Most recently, Michael H. Mcgarry sold 58,378 shares of the business's stock in a transaction on Wednesday, July 26th. The shares were sold at an average price of $145.46, for a transaction totalling $8,491,663.88. Following the completion of the sale, the chairman now directly owns 195,706 shares of the company's stock, valued at $28,467,394.76. Learn More on Michael H. McGarry's trading history.

Who are PPG Industries' active insiders?

Are insiders buying or selling shares of PPG Industries?

In the last year, insiders at the specialty chemicals company sold shares 4 times. They sold a total of 145,702 shares worth more than $19,854,296.01. The most recent insider tranaction occured on August, 1st when CFO Vincent J Morales sold 3,700 shares worth more than $530,321.00. Insiders at PPG Industries own 0.6% of the company. Learn More about insider trades at PPG Industries.

Information on this page was last updated on 8/1/2023.

Michael H. McGarry Insider Trading History at PPG Industries

Transaction DateBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionShares Held After TransactionDetails
7/26/2023Sell58,378$145.46$8,491,663.88195,706View SEC Filing Icon  
1/31/2023Sell61,867$129.96$8,040,235.32183,645View SEC Filing Icon  
10/22/2020Sell81,022$133.65$10,828,590.30173,940View SEC Filing Icon  
11/6/2019Sell30,450$130.00$3,958,500.00149,884View SEC Filing Icon  
10/21/2019Sell11,916$125.00$1,489,500.00131,350View SEC Filing Icon  
9/19/2019Sell12,000$120.00$1,440,000.00131,434View SEC Filing Icon  
11/7/2014Sell4,900$205.12$1,005,088.00View SEC Filing Icon  
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Michael H. McGarry Buying and Selling Activity at PPG Industries

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PPG Industries Company Overview

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PPG Industries, Inc. manufactures and distributes paints, coatings, and specialty materials worldwide. The company operates through Performance Coatings and Industrial Coatings. The Performance Coatings segment offers coatings, solvents, adhesives, sealants, sundries, and software for automotive and commercial transport/fleet repair and refurbishing, light industrial coatings, and specialty coatings for signs; and coatings, sealants, transparencies, transparent armor, adhesives, engineered materials, and packaging and chemical management services for commercial, military, regional jet, and general aviation aircraft. The Industrial Coatings segment offers coatings, adhesives and sealants, and metal pretreatments, as well as services and coatings applications for appliances, agricultural and construction equipment, consumer electronics, automotive parts and accessories, building products, kitchenware, and transportation vehicles and other finished products; and on-site coatings services. It also provides coatings for metal cans, closures, plastic tubes, and promotional and specialty packaging; amorphous precipitated silica for tire, battery separator, and other end-uses; TESLIN substrates for labels, e-passports, drivers' licenses, breathable membranes, and loyalty and identification cards; and organic light emitting diode materials, displays and lighting lens materials, optical lenses, color-change products, and photochromic dyes. The company was incorporated in 1883 and is headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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