Published on November 26th 2021 in

Irene Tasi Appointed Chief Growth Officer at PPG

PPG has announced the appointment of Irene Tasi as chief growth officer (CGO), effective 6 December. In this newly created role, which reports to PPG chairman and chief executive officer Michael McGarry, Tasi will lead and accelerate PPG’s growth agenda with responsibility for corporate strategy, long-range planning, marketing, brand and sales excellence, digital, market-driven innovation, and new growth initiatives.

“Irene is a proven, entrepreneurial leader who will help to drive our growth strategy and deliver distinctive experiences for our customers,” said McGarry. “She brings strong expertise in commercial excellence, strategic marketing, digital and data analytics, and brand management. Throughout her career, Irene has demonstrated a record of helping businesses grow and delivering exceptional results for customers and shareholders.”

Over the past 20 years, Tasi has served in various leadership roles of increasing responsibility at Masco Corporation, a global leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of branded home improvement and building products. Most recently, she was president of Kichler Lighting, where she successfully completed the integration of the business into Masco. This included developing and executing a strategic plan to achieve revenue and profit growth, driving operational excellence, and building a new product development engine.

Prior to this, she served as vice president of sales for Masco Cabinetry (now Cabinetworks), where she led the dealer and retail channels, and developed and implemented strategies to maximise market penetration and overall revenue.

Tasi holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in International Relations from the University of Windsor, Ontario, Canada, and Master of Business Administration from Eastern Michigan University.

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