PITTSBURGH – PPG announced that Radhika Batra will join the company as Vice President, Purchasing and Logistics, effective March 7. Steve Lampe, current PPG Vice President, Purchasing and Logistics, has announced he will retire May 1.

Batra was previously Vice President, Global Supply Management, at BorgWarner Turbo Systems in Auburn Hills, MI. She also held executive-level positions in procurement at Owens-Illinois Inc. in Perrysburg, OH; Solutia Inc. in St. Louis; and Rohm and Haas Co. in Philadelphia. Batra is a “green belt” in Lean Six Sigma and earned Certified Professional in Supply Management (CPSM) and Certified Purchasing Manager (CPM) certifications from the Institute for Supply Management in Arizona.