Pilot Chemical Co. announced that Pamela Butcher has been named CEO and president, effective immediately. Butcher has served in various capacities for Pilot Chemical, including CEO, president, COO and member of the board of directors over the last seven years. She replaces former president Michael Scott.
“Pilot Chemical leadership is confident Pam Butcher’s industry and organizational knowledge will be enormous assets as she leads us toward continued success,” said Paul Morrisroe, chairman of Pilot Chemical’s board of directors.
Butcher first joined Pilot Chemical in 2010 after a successful 29-year career with the Dow Chemical Co. In addition to her roles as CEO and president, she will remain on the organization’s board of directors.
“I am excited to return to an active leadership role at Pilot Chemical,” said Butcher.
“It will be great to be a part of the success that is expected to come from a continuing focus on innovation and growth.”
Butcher will lead corporate operations from the company’s headquarters in Cincinnati, Ohio, U.S.A. and will oversee seven locations and approximately 280 employees.
Pilot Chemical Co. 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; 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 Chemical, 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.