Our Team

North America

Jim Cancila Jim Cancila
Commercial - Sales and Account Manager

Jim has nearly 30 years of experience in the lubricants market, 25 of which were with Total Specialties USA. He has a Bachelor of Science in chemistry and education from West Chester University.

Scott Cheng Scott Cheng
Technical - Commercial Global Technical Lead

Scott is a principal applications chemist at Ingevity who brings over two decades of experience in industrial chemicals, including nearly 12 years in MWF as a product development engineer, formulator and technical manager. He holds a Master's of Engineering in chemical engineering from the University of Cincinnati.

James Klein
Commercial - Key Account Manager

James has been with Ingevity for more than 13 years serving various roles on the Oilfield commercial team. Recently adding Lubricants products to his portfolio, James will leverage his experience with our oil and gas customers to draw out unique opportunities with current and potential lubricant customers. James is a Charleston native who graduated from The College of Charleston with a degree in biology.

Kim Polk Kim Polk
Business Analyst

As business analyst, Kim provides customer solutions to Ingevity's lubricants team. She assists in the commercialization of new products, global pricing and acts as an active business liaison between supply chain, technical and operations. Prior to this role, Kim was a senior global account representative for our performance materials business, and has held various analyst and project manager roles in the past.

Devin Granger
Technical - Chemist

Devin is a chemist on the oilfield lubricants technologies innovation team and helps with the business' R&D efforts. He has been with Ingevity since January 2019. Devin has his PhD in chemistry, a master's degree in chemical research and a bachelor's degree in chemistry.

Chris Adair
Business Development Manager

Chris is responsible for identifying and fostering new markets and customers for Ingevity’s Industrial Specialties products. With over 20 years of experience in the chemical industry, Chris will lead market research and R&D projects in an effort to bring novel extreme pressure additives and thickeners to the grease market.


Nadine Boulangier
Senior Customer Service Representative

Since 2016, Nadine has been a customer service representative for the lubricants and oilfield team. Prior to Ingevity, she worked in similar positions for more than 10 years, mainly for the automotive and the paper industry.


Trezy Xue Trezy Xue
Commercial - Sales Manager

Trezy has worked for Ingevity for more than eight years mainly focusing on Asia-Pacific oilfield sales. She transferred to the Lubricants team to lead China's metalworking fluid sales. Trezy is currently completing her Master of Business Administration degree.

Yin Tang

Yin joined Ingevity in October 2018, and is instrumental in setting up the new Shanghai lab. Prior to working at Ingevity, Yin was a chemist at BASF for four years after receiving his master’s degree from Shanghai Donghua University.

Maggie Xu
Senior Customer Service Representative

Maggie joined in Ingevity in 2018 and provides customer service solutions to oilfield, lubricants and industrial specialties customers. She has more than 10 years experience of import and export, and a bachelor’s degree in international trade.

South Korea

James Hong James Hong
Commercial - Sales Manager

James has worked for Ingevity for the last three years and is responsible for sales and business development for industrial specialties. James has also spent time at 3M and Dow Corning.


Pia Yuwawanich Pia Yuwawanich
Commercial - Sales and Business Development Manager

Pia has been with Ingevity for more than four years. Her roles are ASEAN Oceania sales and business development manager. Pia has a Bachelor of Science in industrial chemistry from King Mongkut Institute Technology of Ladkrabang. Before Ingevity, she previously worked for Dupont, Dow Corning and Momentive.

Ellen Lumempouw
Commercial - Sales and Business Development Manager

Ellen joined Ingevity since April 2015 as sales and business development manager for Indonesia, Malaysia and Philippines. Previously Ellen had more than 15 years working experiences dealing with various application in chemical industries.

South America

Caio Bossato
Sales Representative

Caio joined Ingevity in 2019 and handles South American sales for the lubricants and oilfield business. Caio has a bachelor's degree in chemistry from Unesp and a master's degree in marketing from Fundação Getúlio Vargas. Before joining Ingevity, Caio worked in biocides business unit at Lanxess.

Marcos Teixeira
Customer Service and International Trade Coordinator

Marcos has been with Ingevity for more than eight years serving South American customers. With a bachelor's degree in international relations and a master’s degree in business administration, he has more than 15 years of international logistics experience.


Risa Hayashizaki
Customer Service Representative

Risa has been with Ingevity for more than eight years and is a local specialist in Japan for customer service and logistics. She has five years of customer service and sales experience a from other global companies.