November 10, 2022

Jessie Folmar
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Pilot Chemical Company Hires North America Sales Manager with 24 Years of Experience in Surfactants and Specialty Chemicals

Amy Stein

Cincinnati, OH – Pilot Chemical Company, a privately owned and independent global specialty chemical manufacturer, today announced the hire of a new North America Sales Manager who brings to the role 24 years of experience in surfactants and specialty chemicals.

In this position, Amy Stein will be responsible for managing all sales activities between Pilot Chemical and customers in North America. This includes responsibility to drive the execution of Pilot’s sales, marketing and business plans for North America. In the role, she will lead Pilot’s Industry Sales Manager teams and support all aspects of their interactions and relationships with both customers and distributors to provide an optimal customer experience.

“Amy is a great addition to the Pilot Commercial team,” said Richard Rehg, VP Commercial, Pilot Chemical Company. “She brings excellent commercial leadership and surfactant industry experience to Pilot and will be a real asset to the business as we collaborate and grow with our customers.”

“I am excited to join a tremendously talented team with such a collaborative spirit,” said Stein. “I look forward to partnering with our customers to bring growth and innovation while promoting a culture of success.”

Prior to joining Pilot Chemical, Stein worked for Kensing and its predecessor companies – BASF and Cognis. She most recently served as Kensing’s Director of Global Strategic Sourcing. Stein earned a Bachelor of Science degree in chemical engineering from the University of Cincinnati.

About Pilot Chemical Company
Pilot Chemical Company is a privately owned and independent global specialty chemical manufacturer providing high-quality products and services to the disinfecting, sanitizing and cleaning; metalworking and lubricants; oilfield and emulsion polymerization industries. Its proprietary core technologies involve alkylation, sulfonation, sulfation and a number of other specialty operations, including the production of biocidal quats, tertiary amine derivatives, polymers and organometallic fuel additives. Pilot, an industry leader in chemical innovation and safety, owns the most state-of-the-art continuous sulfation process in North America, is a leader in quaternary ammonium compounds, and is the world’s largest manufacturer of disulfonates. Pilot is certified under both ISO 9001:2015 and the American Chemistry Council’s Responsible Care® program and headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio, with additional sites located in Ohio, Texas, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Mexico. For more information, visit

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