Industrial Finishes & Systems Adds Sam Kamkar As Executive Director Of Human Resources
EUGENE, OREGON, January 21, 2019 – Industrial Finishes & Systems Inc., a leading distributor of automotive paint, equipment and supplies, is pleased to announce the addition of Sam Kamkar as Executive Director of Human Resources. Sam will lead Industrial Finishes’ human resources efforts, with an emphasis on recruitment, selection, on-boarding, retention, and organizational leadership development.
Sam recently retired from the Eugene Police Department after 26 years of service in the public sector at both the State and Municipal level. Over the course of his career, Sam has distinguished himself for his relentless commitment to organizational development, customer service, and employee wellness.
Sam is a graduate of Northwest Christian University with a BA in Management. He also graduated from the Senior Management Institute for Police by the Police Executive Research Forum and the FBI National Academy school of management. Prior to his police service, Sam worked in a number of industries including sales.
Since making Oregon his home in 1988, Sam and his wife Shannon have been married for 25 years and together they have two young adult sons.
According to Sam, “I am honored to be a new member of the Industrial Finishes family and grateful for the opportunity to serve the amazing men and women of our company.”
Industrial Finishes & Systems President Glenn Duckworth commented, “As our business continues to grow, it becomes increasingly important for us to attract talent and to nurture our current workforce in order to develop tomorrow’s industry leaders. Sam brings a wealth of experience in professional development and he will be a tremendous resource to the organization and our people. We see many exciting opportunities in our markets and we have the very best team in our industry. Sam joins an Industrial Finishes leadership team that is focused on providing our employees and customers with the support they need to take advantage of these opportunities.”
About Industrial Finishes & Systems Inc.
Since 1958, Industrial Finishes & Systems, Inc. has remained one of the nation’s leading distributors of paint, equipment and supplies. Headquartered in Eugene, Oregon, the Company serves customers in the automotive, recreational vehicle, aerospace, military, marine and industrial/panel markets through a growing nationwide network of 35 distribution centers. For more information, visit www.industrialfinishes.com or call 800-531-1305.