SAN RAMON, CA - Dowd and Guild Inc., San Ramon, California, has hired Richard Nighswonger as an Account Manager to support its business in both Southern California and Utah. Nighswonger comes to Dowd and Guild Inc. with extensive chemical sales experience, having previously worked for Henkel Corp.'s Loctite Industrial Adhesives Division for 13 years. He also has recent chemical distribution sales experience.

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