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Danos Names Employees of the Year

GRAY, La. – Danos is pleased to announce its 2015 Employees of the Year, Mark Doiron and Rene Vidrine. The award is presented each year to one staff member and one field employee who best embody the company’s core purpose and values.

“We congratulate Rene and Mark for receiving this prestigious award,” said CEO Hank Danos. “They truly embody what it means to be part of the Danos team.”

Staff Employee of the Year Rene Vidrine started as as a safety specialist for Danos in 2006. In 2012, he joined the Danos team working in West Texas to to establish a foothold in the Permian Basin. Vidrine proved to be an able leader who customers trusted to handle even the most complex challenges. One of the people who nominated him for this award said, “his managers trusted him with a huge job and he has performed remarkably. His involvement with safety is seamless and his relationship with customers has been top notch.” As operations manager for production services, Vidrine has become the driving force behind the company’s success in the Permian area.

Field Employee of the Year Mark Doiron has been a stalwart of Danos’ production services for the past 9 years. As operations lead and site lifting coordinator, Doiron is an active leader and mentor to other employees, especially on matters of safety and best practices for lifting and rigging. He is described by coworkers as “constantly seeking ways to improve himself within and beyond his job scope.” Doiron’s nominator praised his selfless commitment to Danos’ “high performance culture” in everything he does.

Each year, Danos employees nominate individuals who have demonstrated outstanding commitment to Danos’ high performance culture, served as role models for others and embodied the company’s core values. A committee composed of past winners reviews the nominations and selects the winners. For more information about Danos’ high-performance culture, visit

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About Danos – Founded in 1947, Danos is a family-owned and managed oilfield service provider. A trusted industry partner, Danos offers the most responsive end-to-end integrated service solutions – safe, on time and on budget. Danos achieves world-class safety results and customer loyalty due to a values-based approach and an unyielding commitment to employee engagement and training. Learn more at