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Brady, a full-line janitorial supply, equipment, and foodservice distributor, hired Mark Allen to its newly created position of vice president of procurement, according to a press release.

In this role, Allen will manage the day-to-day operations of the purchasing department with a strategic focus on product sourcing, inventory management and vendor programs.

Most recently, Allen was vice president of global sourcing for Individual Foodservice (IFS), with which Brady recently merged. Previously he spent more than 20 years at Interline Brands in various roles including merchandising, global sourcing and special orders.

“Mark’s vast experience will be a great addition to the Brady team,” said Travis Brady, president. “We are excited to see his positive impact on the purchasing team, product distribution, and exploring opportunities across Brady and IFS.”

Allen currently resides in Jacksonville, Florida and will work out of the Las Vegas branch.