Pilot Chemical Co. recently named Mike Clark as its chief operating officer. Clark most recently served as vice president, organics, at Sasol Performance Chemicals in Houston.

The announcement reportedly follows an extensive search conducted by Pilot’s Board of Directors. “The board and I are excited to welcome Mike to the Pilot team,” said Paul Morrisroe, chairman. “We are confident that his extensive industry management experience, both here and abroad, will contribute to Pilot’s growth and success in the future.”

During his time at Sasol, Clark held management positions in sales and marketing, business development and strategic planning. Prior to that, he served in management roles for CONDEA Chemie (later Sasol O&S) in Germany.

Clark will lead corporate operations from the company’s headquarters in Cincinnati. He will oversee the business and commercial; manufacturing and engineering; integrated supply chain and customer service; and environmental health, safety and quality departments, with approximately 220 employees across five locations.

For more information, visit www.pilotchemical.com.