July 29, 2020

Karen Bells
Vehr Communications
(513) 334-9444

Frank D. Nataro Named North America Sales Manager, Pilot Chemical

Cincinnati, OH – Pilot Chemical Company named Frank D. Nataro as the company’s new North America Sales Manager. Nataro will oversee all sales activities of the North American sales team and will be responsible for developing and executing sales strategy that delivers results in line with Pilot’s growth objectives.

Nataro brings more than 25 years of experience in the global specialty chemicals industry, with both domestic and European engagements. His areas of expertise include leading sales, marketing, international business development, ideation, brand management and new product development.

In his most recent role, Nataro was VP, sales and marketing, Americas and Europe for Silberline Manufacturing Co., a producer of aluminum effect pigments. Prior to that, he served as director of sales for North America for OMNOVA Solutions, Inc., a producer of emulsion polymers and additives.

Nataro holds an MBA from Adelphi University and a Bachelor of Science in biology from St. Bonaventure University. He also attended executive leadership programs at the University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business as well as Columbia University’s Columbia Business School.

Pilot Chemical Company is a privately owned and independent global specialty chemical company providing high quality products and services to the disinfecting, sanitizing and cleaning; metalworking and lubricants; oil field 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. Pilot Chemical Company is headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio. For more information, visit

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