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Amy Ericson, '87

Senior Vice President, Packaging Coatings
Amy R. Ericson serves as Senior Vice President of Packaging Coatings at PPG Industries, Incorporated since July 16, 2018. She served as President of SUEZ Chemical Monitoring and Solutions from 2017 until 2018. She served as President of General Electric Water Services Company from 2015 to 2017. She was CMS Global Business Leader at GE Osmonics, Inc. since December 2015. She has 25 years of experience in the power, oil and gas and plastics industries. She served as President and Chief Executive Officer for Alstom's U.S. subsidiaries including power generation, grid and rail transport. During her 19 year tenure at Alstom, she held a variety of global leadership roles across its power portfolio, including product platform management for gas turbines and power plants, strategy, marketing, operations management and finance. Ms. Ericson’s earlier leadership roles at Alstom included vice president, product platform management of the global industrial gas turbine business; vice president product marketing and strategy; vice president, strategic operations; vice president, strategy, planning and mergers and acquisitions; finance director; and director, business strategy and marketing. Prior to joining Alstom, she worked for Exxon Corporation, Mobil Oil and DuPont, where she began her career as a product development and sales engineer. She holds a bachelor's degree in Chemical Engineering from the Pennsylvania State University and a Master of Business Administration from Harvard Business School.