CINCINNATI – Pilot Chemical Co. has named Frank D. Nataro as the company’s new North America Sales Manager. Nataro will oversee all sales activities of the North American sales team and will be responsible for developing and executing a sales strategy that delivers results in line with Pilot’s growth objectives.

Nataro brings more than 25 years of experience in the global specialty chemicals industry, with both domestic and European engagements. His areas of expertise include leading sales, marketing, international business development, ideation, brand management and new product development.

In his most recent role, Nataro was VP, Sales and Marketing, Americas and Europe, for Silberline Manufacturing Co., a producer of aluminum effect pigments. Prior to that, he served as Director of Sales for North America for OMNOVA Solutions Inc., a producer of emulsion polymers and additives.

Pilot Chemical Co. is a privately owned and independent global specialty chemical company providing products and services to the disinfecting, sanitizing and cleaning; metalworking and lubricants; oil field; and emulsion polymerization industries.