The Christopher Group Places HRD at Calumet

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 placed Kelly Mariotti as their new Director of Human Resources. This critical search was led and placed by Managing Director, Nat Schiffer.

“Working with TCG, and Nat Schiffer in particular, was seamless,” said Kelly Mariotti. “He clearly communicated what would drive success in the HR Director role and listened to what was important in my search. I felt I had a partner from our initial discussions through to finalizing the start date with Calumet.  This was such a positive experience in finding this amazing opportunity!”

Marotti will report to the Vice President, Human Resources and have the responsibility for providing leadership and full HR business partner support to multiple senior executives at Calumet and across multiple locations and clients. She will lead and drive the overall people & organization agenda, talent management, employee experience, and so much more. Mariotti will also deliver core HR activities as well as support delivery of key business priorities which focus on profitable growth. 

“We were very pleased to work with Pete Andrich at Calumet yet again,” said Nat Schiffer. “He is a fantastic CPO and the relationship with Pete goes back many years.  I have no doubt Kelly Mariotti and Pete will work well together and they will enable Calumet to meet the growth opportunities in existing business lines as well as in the renewables space.  If the equity market is an accurate predictor, there is certainly a lot of excitement at Calumet!”

Prior to joining Calumet, Kelly Mariotti enjoyed a successful career at Weston Foods, Mars, Inc and  O’Charley’s.

About Calumet Specialty Products Partners

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, HR consulting, and bench building. 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.