Advanced Clean Air Technologies Global (ACAT) has hired Darrell Blackburn as vice president of purchasing and global supply chain.

A three-decade purchasing/supply chain veteran, Blackburn comes to ACAT after handling global supply chain operations for companies including Raytheon and Delphi/General Motors.

His new position at ACAT will focus on developing and directing the global supply chain operations and Materials Group, including personnel management, systems development, purchasing and inventory of raw materials, vendor negotiations and selection and distribution of finished goods, the company says.

“Darrell has delivered top-quality work in complex global industries and his talents will certainly be a huge asset to ACAT,” says Joseph A. Moch, president and CEO of ACAT Global.  “Whether it’s direct or indirect purchasing, global strategic sourcing or Lean and Six Sigma, Darrell has proven to be a leader in numerous global supply management processes.”

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