Accuride names Blair senior VP/supply chain management

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Accuride Corp. has appointed Mary Blair senior vice president of supply chain management, responsible for the company’s global activities in the areas of strategic sourcing, logistics, supplier quality and development and inventory control and planning. Blair joins Accuride from UCI International, where she had served as a vice president leading supply chains for UCI’s four business units.

“Based on (Blair’s) successful leadership of transforming initiatives in procurement, logistics and supplier development, we are confident that she will make an immediate and lasting impact on Accuride’s supply chain and logistics performance,” says Rick Dauch, Accuride president and chief executive officer. “Her history of building effective teams will support the creation of a strengthened supply chain that meets our customers’ requirements, while applying her success in generating savings for transportation industry leaders will enable us to stem inflationary pressures and improve our margins, quality and competitiveness.”