Full Name
Juliane Hefel
Job Title
Vice President, PPG, Specialty Coatings and Materials
Speaker Bio
Juliane Hefel is the Vice President of PPG’s Specialty Coatings and Materials business. The business creates solutions that enhance the surfaces and materials critical in our daily lives, including the silicas in our car tires, the monomers and coatings used for our eye glass lenses, a synthetic paper used in security documents like passports and drivers’ licenses, and organic light-emitting diode (OLED) materials in televisions and electronics. Joining PPG in 2022 to deliver strategic and operational leadership to the business unit, Juliane’s leadership style pushes the status quo with bold transparency and a range of fresh industry perspectives on accountability, sustainability and innovation. Born in Austria, she has lived and worked internationally in China, Germany and the United Kingdom, and most recently in Detroit, Michigan, where she led Henkel’s automotive OEM business unit in the Americas prior to joining PPG.
Juliane Hefel