Cleanzine: your weekly cleaning and hygiene industry newsletter 23rd March 2023 Issue no. 1057
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Afflink grows leadership team
Dana Duckworth has joined Afflink as VP of supply chain solutions. Tasked with developing end-user business in key market segments, she will focus on leveraging relationships within the supplier/distributor community to foster growth among new and existing B2B customers.
"Dana's passion, mindset and positivity, along with a fresh perspective from her recent career as an NCAA Division 1 head gymnastics coach, will positively impact Afflink's next chapter of growth and success," says Afflink president & CEO Dennis Riffer. “Afflink's executive staff are impressed with her record of team building and discipline that drove such impressive results on the gym floor.
"We are all strong believers that Dana's competitive mindset that led her to become a 2x NCAA Balance Beam Champion and her head coaching experience are more than transferable to our business.”
Before joining AFFLINK, Dana was:
* Head Gymnastics Coach for The University of Alabama
* With Pfizer in pharmaceutical sales
* Director of marketing at Southern Comfort Conversions, a customiser of pickup trucks, vans, and SUVs
* Vice president of business solutions at MCM Technology, an operational management software company.
Currently, Dana also sits on the Board of Directors for the Tuscaloosa Safe Centre, a counseling service for those who have experienced sexual assault.
"For me, it's a blessing to join Afflink and work for a subsidiary of a Fortune 500 company, Performance Food Group, says Dana. "It is an exciting time to be a part ofs. The company is expanding tremendously, and I look forward to joining such a successful organisation.”
Connecting over two hundred manufacturers of facility maintenance, packaging, safety, office and industrial supply solutions with over 350 independent distribution experts, Afflink offers clients innovative products, market expertise, and improved profitability, all fuelled by leading-edge information technology.
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