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ISRI awards Sean Daoud with 2023 Young Executive of the Year Award

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ISRI has named Sean Daoud as the recipient of its 2023 Young Executive of the Year Award. Daoud was selected due to his numerous contributions and accomplishments within ISRI and the recycled materials industry as a young professional. He always puts the industry first in his leadership and professional decisions. 

"Sean Daoud exemplifies the qualities of the Young Executive of the Year Award," says ISRI President Robin Wiener. "ISRI is pleased to present this important award to Sean in recognition of his outstanding leadership, initiative, and vision for the recycled materials industry of tomorrow."

Sean is a second-generation recycler who serves as vice president, treasurer, and shareholder of his family's business, PNW Metal Recycling, Inc, which has five locations in Oregon and three locations in Washington state. He is currently an ISRI director at large.

Daoud has held several ISRI leadership positions on both the chapter and national levels, including service as a former Pacific-Northwest Chapter President and National Finance Committee Chair. He was also one of three founding co-chairs of ISRI's Young Executives Council in 2018. He is currently serving as ISRI's Co-Chair of the Membership Committee.

"It is very humbling to receive this award and to be in the ranks of prior recipients," says Daoud. "ISRI has given me so many opportunities to learn and grow professionally, and personally, via leadership roles and networking with other peers in the industry. ISRI's Leadership and many of its members have become family, friends, and mentors, which makes the work even more meaningful and enjoyable. I am lucky that my company and partners all see the value of ISRI. I appreciate all the support ISRI, its members, my company, and family have given me."

In addition to his work with ISRI, Daoud has served on several non-profit boards, notably on the PNW Playworks board where he helped form the Emerging Leaders Board. He is currently serving in a supporting role for legislative affairs to the Oregon Alzheimer's Association Board.

ISRI's Young Executive of the Year Award was created to promote the accomplishments of young professionals in the recycled materials industry by highlighting their contributions and dedication, along with a high degree of leadership potential. The award will be presented to Daoud as part of the ISRI2023 Convention and Exposition.

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