Tim Cobaugh

Executive Consultant


Tim has been an EHS leader and executive improving both EHS and organizational performance, during his 38 years working for fortune 500 companies. Working at the manufacturing site level, and progressing to executive leadership, he brings a wealth of experience and a track record of delivering results through improving safety leadership, culture, and management systems.

  • For the last four years, Tim served in the C suite of Axiall Corporation as Vice President EHS&S, a company formed as a result of the merger with PPG Chlor- Alkali & Derivatives SBU and Georgia Gulf Corporation, composed of 44 operating locations and over 3000 employees. During his tenure with Axiall, Tim led several important achievements.
    • Integration of two EHS&S organizations including development of a functional EHS organization (85 personnel), defining a corporate EHS&S staff, and integration of key processes and policies.
    • Implementation of a safety culture change initiative for the chemicals division (union and non-union) that resulted in a 50% performance improvement.
    • Development and implementation of a corporate wide EHS&S management system.
  • As an EHS Director for PPG Industries, Tim had responsibility for EHS process development and implementation across 45 sites worldwide. Supporting multiple business units through culture change initiatives focused on safety leadership and employee engagement.
  • As a trained and certified internal consultant, Tim successfully implemented behavioral based safety at multiple sites during a four year assignment in the PPG Glass SBUs.
  • As Director of Safety and Worker’s Compensation at PPG Industries, Tim managed a team of professionals providing EHS process and implementation across multiple SBUs. He had direct accountability for corporate loss prevention programs workers’ compensation.
  • Throughout his corporate carrier, Tim has been a trusted leader and advisor for SBU leaders, Corporate executives and Board members.
  • Tim holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental Health from Indiana University of Pennsylvania.