VANCOUVER, WA – Emerald Kalama Chemical has appointed Kelly Pippine as Vice President, Marketing and Technology, a new role focused on driving innovation, building growth strategies for key markets and leading product stewardship.

“Kelly’s new role will create greater alignment and leadership for marketing, regulatory, research and development. In the past few years, we have been focused on introducing new offerings, realizing growth in key markets and driving brand trust and reputation. Kelly has been an instrumental part of the success of these initiatives. In her new role, she will be positioned to build on that momentum and set the stage for continued growth,” said Edward Gotch, CEO of Emerald Kalama Chemical.

Pippine has more than 20 years of marketing, commercial and technical experience in specialty materials. She joined Emerald Kalama Chemical in 2016, most recently serving as Global Marketing and Strategy Director. In her prior role, she was already working closely with Emerald’s product stewardship and technical teams, securing the success of new offerings, identifying growth opportunities in key markets and liaising with regulatory agencies and NGOs.

Pippine has also held previous roles with Celanese and The Dow Chemical Co.