Source Interlink Companies Announces Promotion of Kevin Mullan to EVP and Chief Procurement Officer
Creating Consolidation of Purchasing and Operations across the Company
New York, NY (August 31, 2012) – Source Interlink Companies (SIC) announced today the promotion of Kevin Mullan to Executive Vice President and Chief Procurement Officer. In making this announcement, the Company emphasized the importance of consolidating corporate purchasing and operations across the Company with the goal of maximizing efficiency by leveraging key resources and assets including those within the Media Division and the Sales, Service & Logistics Division.
With over 25 years in Media, Kevin Mullan is a well-known and respected leader in the industry. He has devoted his career to the Operations area of media having worked at both Wenner Media and Disney Publishing prior to joining Primedia Inc. in October of 2001.
In his eleven years with Source Interlink Media and its predecessor, Primedia Inc., Kevin has successfully led the Media Division’s paper, print and manufacturing areas, including playing an integral role in the company’s conversion from a print focused publisher to a multi-media company that distributes their leading brands on a variety of platforms. Over the last several years, he also created and led a Corporate Procurement team focused on leveraging spend and service levels across the organization. In his new role, Kevin will be responsible for the operational aspects of purchasing and logistics for Source Interlink Distribution.
“As we continue to evolve our Media and Sales, Service and Logistics Divisions, it is becoming increasingly important to leverage our best resources across the Company. Kevin has consistently proven that successful execution is achievable when driving new operational initiatives within the Company. I couldn’t be more excited to celebrate the success of such an outstanding colleague,” said Michael Sullivan, President and Chief Executive Officer of Source Interlink Companies.
About Source Interlink Companies:
Source Interlink Companies is the leading publisher of magazines and on-line content for enthusiast audiences, as well as a leading sales, service and logistics provider for direct store delivery products, such as periodicals, to retail specializing in in-store services across North America. Through its sales and service initiatives, the Company is able to optimize its media properties through its vertically integrated distribution assets. Source Interlink creates content for more than 70 publications, 90 websites, events, television, and radio. Its portfolio includes many respected brands such as Motor Trend, Automobile, Hot Rod, Automotive.com, Surfer and Intellichoice.