Shamrock Technologies, Inc. has named Al Pape as president to advance the company’s outstanding history of helping customers address complex lubricating additives challenges. As president, Pape will lead the company in expanding the breadth and global footprint of its market-leading line of specialty micronized powders, dispersions, emulsions and compounds including PTFE, waxes and other additives.

“Shamrock Technologies has an amazing story rooted in a 75-year history of scientific excellence and identifying value for our customers. Al will play a vital role in writing the next chapter of our success,” said Shamrock CEO Bill Neuberg. “Al’s background in understanding market needs ensures that we will continue to provide our customers with solutions to grow their businesses. He will also advance our position as an innovative leader of specialty additives in both our core and new markets around the globe.”

Pape’s extensive leadership experience includes having served as Vice President of Oilfield Technologies with Ingevity (formerly MWV Specialty Chemicals), where he was responsible for global business strategy and development. Prior to that, he held leadership roles in sales, marketing and strategy for specialty chemical leaders Kraton Polymers and Sartomer Company. Over the last 20 years, Pape has gained deep experience across many of Shamrock’s key markets such as inks, coatings and thermoplastics.

Pape earned an MBA from the University of Rhode Island and a BS in chemistry from Moravian College in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. He also completed executive education at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania including innovation, strategic alliances and leading high-performance teams.

(Coatings World)