January 6, 2023

Jessie Folmar
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Pilot Chemical Company Names President & COO with Nearly 30 Years of Industry Management, Innovation Experience

CINCINNATI, OHPilot Chemical Company, a privately owned and independent global specialty chemical manufacturer, announced the hire of Christian MacIver as President and Chief Operating Officer (COO) effective Jan. 3. MacIver brings nearly 30 years of commercial management and supply chain experience to the role. She will report to Pilot CEO Mike Clark.

“Christian is a critical addition to Pilot Chemical Company – not only because of her decades of leadership experience in the chemical industry but also because she strongly values investment in team members and customers,” said Clark. “We are thrilled to welcome her to the company. She is uniquely positioned to not only continue but also accelerate our strategy execution of operational excellence, growth and innovation.”

Christian MacIver joins Pilot Chemical Chemical as President & COO, working out of the company’s Columbus, OH, headquarters.

MacIver most recently served as Vice President, Global Supply Chain with Ingevity, a chemical manufacturer headquartered in Charleston, South Carolina. Over her career, she spent 27 years in a variety of sales, innovation and business management roles in the chemical industry. MacIver earned a Bachelor of Science degree in chemical engineering from the University of Virginia.

“I am a big believer in the power of people and teamwork being the key to the success of a company,” said MacIver. “I am excited by Pilot’s strategy, where customers and the team are at the center, and am looking forward to building on the company’s strong foundations to make the future even more successful.”

MacIver will operate out of Pilot Chemical Company’s headquarters located in West Chester, Ohio.

To learn more about Pilot Chemical Company, visit

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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