Pilot Chemical President

Pilot 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,” says 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.”

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,” says 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.