Sector News

Pilot Chemical names president to head investment strategy

March 15, 2019
Chemical Value Chain

Pilot Chemical, a maker of cleaning and metalworking chemicals, has named Mike Clark, currently the company’s COO, as president. Clark will oversee implementation of Pilot’s investment strategy, and continue to report to Pilot CEO Pam Butcher.

Pilot plans to “invest millions in the development and commercialization of new technologies over then next four years.” This includes the expansion of Pilot’s facility at Middletown, Ohio, to test and validate technologies prior to commercialization. It also includes investment in recruiting talent, digitalizing operations, and information technology upgrades.

“Mike brings fresh eyes and experience with turning strategy into operational and financial success,” Butcher says.

As part of the shift, Catherine Ochterski has been named vice president/human resources; Mike Bizzaro has been named director/manufacturing; David Waismann has been named director/digitalization; and Mark Moser has been named director/information technology.

By Vincent Valk

Source: Chemical Week

Related News

May 16, 2021

Holistically sustainable alternative for plastics and bioplastics

Chemical Value Chain

The Hamburg-based, female-founded startup traceless materials has developed a holistically sustainable alternative for plastics and bioplastics that is fully compostable in nature, contributing to solve the global plastic pollution.

May 16, 2021

Stora Enso and Pulpex pioneer fiber-based bottle industrialization for competitive prices

Chemical Value Chain

Sohrab Kazemahvazi, senior vice president and head of Stora Enso’s formed fiber business, tells PackagingInsights the partnership aims to create competitive pricing and volumes for fiber-based bottles.

May 16, 2021

Alfa Laval partners with EasyMining to develop new waste-utilization processes

Chemical Value Chain

Alfa Laval’s expertise in mechanical and thermal separation will ensure waste minimization, zero liquid discharge and chemical reuse within EasyMining’s processes.

Send this to a friend