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ReMA Announces 2023 Young Executive of the Year Award Recipient


(March 24, 2023 - Washington, D.C.) –ISRI, theVoice of the Recycling Industry®,has named Sean Daoud as the recipient of its 2023 Young Executive of the Year Award.Daoud was selected for the honor due to his numerous contributions and accomplishments within ReMA and the recycled materials industry as a young professional. He is an industry professional who always puts the industry first in his leadership and professional decisions.


“Sean Daoud exemplifies the qualities of the Young Executive of the Year Award,” said ReMA 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. Heis currently an ReMA director-at-large.

Daoud has held several ReMA 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,” said 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 Assocaition Board. Sean has been with his wife, Tami, for 10 years and they have a beautiful daughter, Blakely.

ISRI’s Young Executive of the Year Award was created to promote the accomplishments of successful, 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 on Thursday, April 20, as part of theISRI2023 Convention and Expositionin Nashville, Tenn.


For more information contact:

Vicki Morgan, (202) 975-9042vmorgan@isri.org


Note to Media:Members of the media are invited to pre-credential to cover andattend all, or a portion, of ISRI2023 in Nashville free of charge. For more information contact Vicki Morgan.


ISRIis the "Voice of the Recycling Industry®," representing more than 1,500 companies in the U.S. and 40 countries around the globe. Based in Washington, D.C., ReMA provides advocacy, education, safety and compliance training, and promotes public awareness of the vital role recycled materials play in the U.S. economy, global trade, the environment and sustainable development.

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