Speaker

Anne M. Foulkes

Vice President, Associate General Counsel and Secretary, PPG Industries, Inc.


Anne M. Foulkes is Vice President, Associate General Counsel and Secretary of PPG Industries, Inc. in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, a world leader in paints, coatings and specialty materials. PPG was founded more than 130 years ago, operates in more than 70 countries, and had net sales in 2015 of $15.3 billion. PPG serves customers in the construction, consumer products, industrial and transportation markets and aftermarkets. Prior to joining PPG, Anne was a litigation associate at the law firm of Eckert Seamans Cherin and Mellott in Pittsburgh.

In her role as corporate secretary of PPG, Anne provides direction and legal support to senior management and the Board of Directors on matters including corporate governance and securities law. In her role as Associate General Counsel, she leads legal support for most of PPG’s businesses in a wide range of legal areas, including commercial, litigation, transactions, and intellectual property matters. Anne is also the Executive Sponsor of PPG’s Diversity and Inclusion Leadership Council and has served on the Board of the Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank for 6 years. Anne received a bachelor’s degree from Tufts University and a law degree from The Dickinson School of Law. She is admitted to Pennsylvania Bar.