Gary Gildert has been an active member of the South Texas Section of the AIChE for the past four years serving as Chair of the PE/PO workshops, Position 1 Executive, and presently co-producing our meeting webcasts. He has previously contributed to two workshops and served as a dinner speaker.
Gary received his Bachelor of Applied Science (Ch.E.) from the University of Waterloo in 1981 and his Masters of Business Administration from Rice University in 2005. He is a registered professional engineer in Ontario, Canada (1986) and Alberta, Canada (1990), a member of American Institute of Chemical Engineering (1997), American Chemical Society (2005), and South West Catalysis Society (2005). He is an internationally recognized expert in hydrotreating with 24 patents, over 40 publications, and numerous international presentations.
Gary started his career with Petrosar (Polysar, Novacor Chemicals) in operations support and process design for 10 years in Ontario and two winters in Alberta, Canada. He continued his work in distillation and hydrogenation technology at Chemical Research and Licensing (CDTECH) in Houston, TX as the process development manager for their emerging hydrogenation technology. After eight years of R&D, he joined a global catalyst company as Regional Sales Manager with sales in the US Gulf Coast and technical support globally for olefins purification catalysts. Shortly after earning his MBA from Rice, he co-founded Custom Catalytic Solutions, where he was responsible for marketing, sales, technical service, finance, etc. Gary joined Johnson Matthey Catalysts in 2008 with responsibilities for technical service and marketing new hydrogenation catalysts.
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