Tim Knavish is the senior vice president, architectural coatings, and president, Europe, Middle East and Africa at PPG. A 32-year veteran of PPG, Knavish joined the company in flat glass engineering in 1987, based at the global headquarters in Pittsburgh. He advanced through various roles of increasing responsibility in engineering, technical services, operations and supply chain. Most recently, Knavish served as senior vice president, industrial coatings before being named to his current role in January 2019.
A native of Pittsburgh, Knavish earned both a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering and an MBA from the University of Pittsburgh.