SAN RAMON, CA — Doug Emory has joined the Dowd and Guild Inc. sales team as the Account Manager in the Pacific Northwest. Emory lives in the Seattle area and his territory includes Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana and Western Canada.

A 30-year professional in the chemical distribution business, Emory brings experience and customer knowledge to his new role at Dowd and Guild Inc. Emor spent the last 11 years as an Account Manager at Univar, covering the Pacific Northwest territory. Prior to Univar, he spent 19 years with Ashland Distribution. His professional affiliations include the Northwest Chemical Association and the Pacific Northwest Society for Coatings Technology.

“Doug is a welcomed addition to our technical sales team, and we’re looking forward to Doug’s contributions to our business,” said Patrick Kelly, President of Dowd and Guild Inc.

Emory is assuming responsibility for the territory that had been previously managed by Nick Motto, who will be transitioning to a new territory encompassing Northern California, the San Francisco Bay Area and Northern Nevada.