WALLACE & CAREY SELECTS NEW PRESIDENT
Pat Carey, Chief Executive Officer of Carey Management Inc., is pleased to announce that Dan Elrod has been appointed as Wallace & Carey‘s new President, effective August 12, 2019.
Elrod is a well–known executive within the logistics and distribution sector, bringing decades of supply chain experience to his new role with Canada‘s leading independent distributor, Wallace & Carey Ltd.
“Dan‘s exceptional background and years of executive management uniquely qualify him to become the first “non–Carey” President of Wallace & Carey, following three generations of leadership from within our family,” Carey says. “His track record and proven capabilities make him ideally suited for this position.”
Formerly a successful executive, with a leading North American wholesaler, Elrod brings 34 years of progressive sales, operational and mass–market experience to his desk at Wallace & Carey. Most recently, he served as Vice President, Mass Markets, with responsibility for serving the logistics and product needs of large leading retailers throughout North America.
“Dan‘s passion for operational efficiencies in all facets of the supply chain has produced outstanding results Carey emphasizes. “The entire wholesale industry is increasingly competitive and continually changing, which demanded we look for exceptional talent to help us maintain our competitive edge,” he adds. “We‘re excited to have Dan on the Wallace & Carey team, and look forward to capitalizing on his leadership and strategic insights as we begin our next, exciting chapter as a leading Canadian wholesaler.”
Elrod‘s focus on all facets of the day–to–day operations of Wallace & Carey will allow Pat to concentrate on the long–term, strategic direction of CMI (Carey Management Inc), with its diversified portfolio of domestic and international business interests.
“I‘m excited to be given this opportunity with such an established, highly regarded organization,” Elrod says. “Having joined Wallace & Carey last year, I‘ve seen in a very short time the strength of the company culture and the talent of teammates right across the country. It‘s an honour to serve this proud company and its existing client base as President, and I look forward to building out our service proposition to our customers, (retailers and suppliers) in the coming months and years.”
Pat Carey, Chief Executive Officer
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