PPG Aerospace Names Cancilla Coatings Director, Wright Transparencies
August 25, 2011
PPG Industries' aerospace business has named Mark Cancilla global
platform director for coatings and Brent Wright global platform
director for transparencies, succeeding Cancilla.
Cancilla began his PPG career in 1985 at the company's Pittsburgh
headquarters as a glass engineer, then held engineering and program
management assignments. He joined PPG's aerospace transparencies
business in 1998 as senior sales account manager at the Seattle
regional office and moved to the Huntsville, Ala., transparencies
facility in 2001 as manager of product design, development and quality.
Cancilla became global business manager for aerospace transparencies
the following year and global manager for commercial aerospace transparencies
in 2006, when PPG acquired Sierracin/Sylmar Corp. and integrated
its operations. He was named global platform director for transparencies
in 2010. As global platform director for coatings, Cancilla succeeds
Brian Roberson, who has relocated to join PPG's architectural coatings
business in Australia.
Wright has held a number of positions in procurement, program management,
marketing and business development in the aircraft transparencies
industry. He joined Sierracin/Sylmar Corp. as military transparencies
marketing manager in 2001, became platform business manager for
military transparencies with PPG in 2007, and added responsibility
for transparent armor business in 2010.
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