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A comprehensive approach to solving client challenges

Pilko & Associates solves complex operational problems, addresses environmental, health and safety issues, and advises on transactions in our core industries. We excel at identifying blind spots and providing practical solutions. Our mission is to advance operational excellence and prevent catastrophic events.


Founded in 1980

Four Decades of Expertise

78 countries

Our Global Footprint

$600 billion

M&A Deal Value

Who We Serve

Advisors to industry leaders, investment and professional services firms

We work across the chemical and energy industries, serving boards of directors, operating and manufacturing executives, and M&A deal teams and business development executives.


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Commercial &
Investment Banks

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Private Equity
Investment Firms

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Accounting &
Law Firms

Our Team

Expert advice and best practices

Members of our team have had distinguished executive careers, including “boots on the ground” experience. This enables us to provide clear, honest and practical advice and execute on our recommended strategies.


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George Pilko

Chairman & Founder

Larry Schmid


Ziad Al Labban

Executive Advisor

Greg Cochran

Executive VP, Lead Advisor

Mike McCandless

Managing Director, Lead Advisor

Sven Royall

Managing Director, Lead Advisor

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Global Reach

Experience in 78 countries across the globe

With a footprint that spans six continents, we have worldwide knowledge and local expertise. Our team includes advisors with deep experience in the locations where we serve clients.

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