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The Safety Zone has appointed Duane M. Carey to the position of vice president – sales & strategic markets, announces the company. 

In this role, Carey will be responsible for all North American distributor sales through the management of Safety Zone’s sales managers and manufacturer’s representative organizations. In addition, he will work collaboratively as a member of the Safety Zone leadership team to help drive the company’s business development activities. 

Carey brings to Safety Zone over 30 years of experience in sales and business development in the janitorial, safety and foodservice industries, serving in leadership roles of both manufacturing and distribution companies. During this time, he has consistently driven revenue and profit growth, increased market share and enhanced the performance of sales operations in high-growth environments. 

“Duane has been a standout industry leader for many years with a track record of success rooted in vision, leadership and energy,” says Steve Schultz, executive vice president of S.P. Richards Company. “We are extremely excited and fortunate to have Duane’s deep knowledge of our markets, products, customer and channel partners, and the ability to transform that knowledge into actionable results.”