Calumet Specialty Products Partners Selects TCG for HRD Search



INDIANAPOLIS, IN – Calumet Specialty Products Partners, a leading manufacturer of specialty products used in the development of the world’s most trusted brands and products, has selected The Christopher Group to lead their Director of Human Resources search. Managing Director, Nat Schiffer is leading the critical HR search.

“It’s a privilege to work again with Pete Andrich and his current firm Calumet Specialty Products Partners,  said Nat Schiffer. “Our firm has worked with Pete for many years during his tenure with both British Petroleum and ASR. To see this relationship span more than a decade and multiple firms where he is essentially entrusting us with searching for the #2 on his HR team speaks volumes. Along with this comes the pressure of meeting ever-increasing expectations and we realize we are only as good as our last search.”

Reporting to the Vice President, Human Resources, a successful candidate will have responsibility for providing leadership and full HR business partner support to multiple senior executives at Calumet and across multiple locations and clients. This role will lead and drive the overall people & organization agenda, talent management, employee experience, and so much more. Success in this role is based upon being able to deliver on core HR activities as well as support delivery of key business priorities which are focused on profitable growth. 

To learn more about this opportunity and/or The Christopher Group please contact Nat Schiffer at

About Calumet Specialty Products Partners

Calumet is a leading independent producer of high-quality, specialty hydrocarbon products in North America. Calumet processes crude oil and other feedstocks into customized lubricating oils, solvents, and waxes used in consumer, industrial and automotive products; produces fuel products including gasoline, diesel, and jet fuel; and provides oilfield services and products to customers throughout the United States.

Calumet produces nearly 3,500 unique specialty products used in the development of the world’s most trusted brands and products. Calumet is vertically integrated and holds a comprehensive portfolio of branded products for use in commercial, industrial, and consumer applications. Headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana, the company employs approximately 1,600 people and operates 10 facilities across North America, including 9 specialty products manufacturing and production facilities. Calumet products and services are available in approximately 52 countries across the world; serving approximately 4,400 customers globally.

About The Christopher Group

Through its award-winning, customized HR solutions, The Christopher Group (TCG) delivers critical human capital solutions in the area of executive HR search, interim HR leaders, and HR consulting. Since 1998, TCG has served clients across all industries, locations, company sizes, and verticals. Staffed by former HR professionals and highly trained search practitioners who have sat in the job, TCG has been named one of the Fastest-Growing and Best Non-Profit and Diversity Executive Recruiting Firms by Hunt Scanlon as well as Forbes’ 2019, 2020, & 2021 list of America’s Best Executive Recruiting Firms.