“His customer-serving approach aligns well with Induron’s mission, and we know he will be a strong addition to our growing team," said Davies Hood, president of Induron.
Prior to joining the Induron team, Laird worked as the Industrial Market manager for Rodda/Cloverdale Paints and in various sales and technical service roles at Sherwin Williams in the protective and marine coatings division.
Laird is involved with NACE International as a Level 3 Coatings Inspector and a NACE CIP 1 and CIP 2 instructor. He has also served as treasurer, chair and vice chair of the Oregon NACE chapter.
In addition to his NACE involvement, Laird is recognized as a SSPC Level 3 Protective Coating Inspector, Certified Concrete Coating Inspector, Protective Coating Specialist and is the 36th person in SSPC’s history to attain Master Coating Inspector.
Laird instructs Concrete Coating Inspector and Protective Coating Inspector courses while serving on the education committee for SSPC.
“My goal is to represent Induron with the utmost integrity and technical expertise,” Laird said. “My job is to handle the industrial coatings on any project from start to finish. I want every person and company that I do business with to trust that they are in the right hands and equipped with the right products.”