Dowd and Guild Inc. has promoted Jeff Moore to V.P. of Commercial Development. In addition to Moore’s current role as an Account Manager, his new position will include principal management and recruitment, as well as strategic market development. Moore joined Dowd and Guild Inc. in February 2017 and is based in the company’s Southern California sales office. Moore began his career with Ashland Chemical where he held various sales and management positions in Los Angeles and Portland. He worked in the Asian specialty chemical industry for 22 years, primarily in senior management roles with Connell Bros., DKSH and Manuchar in Southeast Asia.

Dowd and Guild Inc. is a super-regional specialty chemical distributor covering the West and Southwest United States for over 30 years. The company serves the paint and coatings, adhesives and sealants, building products, composites, inks, and plastics markets.