Michael J. Forest, Vice President, Metalworking, is a strategic thinker and leading force behind the company’s approach to the industrial market. Since joining QualiChem in 2005, his accomplished executive history includes unprecedented growth in very competitive environments. He brings a seasoned leadership style that combines forward thinking, creativity, and relentless pursuit of new technology to produce outstanding customer-focused results.
Prior to joining QualiChem, Mike built a distinguished career at Castrol Industrial over an 18-year period. He developed a strong reputation for delivering superior results within multiple divisions and across functional disciplines. His talents allowed him to take on challenges in many capacities: the laboratory, field sales, marketing, product management, and senior sales management. Mike’s value-intensive approach to uniquely meeting customer needs is at the very core of QualiChem’s organization.
Mr. Forest is a native of Bucks County, PA, and studied chemistry at East Stroudsburg University and Holy Family University.