Advance Auto Parts adds to its executive team

Posted on July 9, 2014
David Allen, Advance Auto Parts Inc.'s new senior vice president, Supply Chain Management, will lead the Supply Chain function.

David Allen, Advance Auto Parts Inc.'s new senior vice president, Supply Chain Management, will lead the Supply Chain function.

Advance Auto Parts Inc. announced the appointment of David Allen as senior vice president, Supply Chain Management, where he will lead the Supply Chain function in its efforts to support Advance’s stores and commercial customers. This includes developing strategies to support the integration of Advance’s supply chain with CARQUEST.

Allen will report to Charles Tyson, executive vice president, Merchandising, Marketing and Supply Chain, and will be based in Raleigh, N.C.

“I am excited to welcome David to the Advance team to continue our work toward providing superior availability to our stores and customers. David brings extensive leadership and supply chain experience, and we look forward to his contributions to our supply chain capabilities,” said Tyson.

Prior to joining Advance, Allen has served as the senior operations executive for Del Monte Foods, Dell Inc., and Frito-Lay North America.  Recently, Allen also has been an Operating Partner for TriPointe Capital Partners, an investment firm in distribution companies.

He holds a bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from Kettering University – General Motors Institute and a Master of Business Administration degree from Harvard Graduate School of Business.

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