Pilot Chemical Co. recently announced that Michael Scott has been named president. Pam Butcher, current president and CEO, will remain as CEO while Scott becomes established in his new role. Following this defined transition period, Butcher will move to a position on the board of directors.

Scott most recently served as the regional president for acrylics and the general manager for organic peroxides at Arkema Inc. Scott will lead corporate operations and oversee six locations and approximately 250 employees.

“The board and I are excited to welcome Mike to the Pilot team,” said Paul Morrisroe, chairman of the board of directors. “We are confident that his extensive experience in manufacturing and strategic planning will further accelerate Pilot’s growth and success in the future.”

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