MIAMI, FL – Fila Chemicals has appointed a new technical manager, Charles Efird. In his new role, Efird will support the company’s sales team and its growing customer base throughout the North American markets. Efird brings extensive construction industry experience to Fila. He joins from H.B. Fuller Construction Products, a manufacturer of specialist construction solutions, where he was area technical manager.

A native of North Carolina, Efird studied accounting and finance with the U.S. Air Force and at Troy State University, in Troy, AL, before embarking on his career in the construction industry. Previous roles have included project manager for Sub Floor Solutions, an installer of underlayments, overlays, epoxy coatings, tiles and vinyl. He has also worked in manufacturing as a technical manager, assisting with a variety of  successful projects and supporting customers and the sales force.