Sika Corp. has named Sandra DeRoso as procurement manager region NA automotive. In her new role, she will lead local strategic purchasing initiatives and report to Cedric Gray, vice president of operations in Grandview, Mo.
DeRoso has more than 20 years of purchasing experience in the automotive adhesives and sealants business. Most recently, she was strategic commodity chemical buyer with L&L Products.
Rohit Shah, who supported the NA Automotive team for the past year, will now focus on serving as risk manager, global procurement for Sika AG. He will develop global procurement management strategies and monitor risk situations related to Sika’s supply chain, according to officials. Shah joined Sika in 1989 as an R&D manager and has held various positions during his time with the company.