North American aftermarket parts provider, Advance Auto Parts, has appointed David Allen as senior vice-president, Supply Chain Management. Allen will lead the supply chain business supporting the company’s stores and commercial customers. This will include developing strategies to support the integration of Advance’s supply chain with Carquest Auto Parts.

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

“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 served as the senior operations executive for Del Monte Foods, Dell and Frito-Lay North America. He was also recently operating partner for TriPointe Capital Partners, an investment firm in distribution companies.