May 8, 2019

Mark Clanton appointed N1 Buying Group General Manager

CHICAGO (May 8, 2019) The N1 Buying Group is pleased to welcome Mark Clanton, as its new General Manager, effective May 12, 2019.  Mark will be based out of his office in Topeka, Kansas, and will be leading the team working to support N1’s Members and Suppliers going forward.

Mark has been a constant presence in the Car Wash Industry for the past 12 years. Before coming on-board with N1, Mark spent the last 5 years at Zep Inc, serving as their Midwest USA and Western Canada Distribution Sales Development Manager.  Prior to that he spent 7 years at Ecolab serving as their Sales and Service Manager for Kansas, Missouri and Nebraska.

Ian Gray, Executive Director for N1 says, “We are very excited about having Mark join us to lead the team dedicated to the N1 Buying Group.  He joins us at a very exciting time for N1 Buying Group. We have lots of new Members and lots of new Supplier Partners that have just come on-board.  Adding to the excitement, Mark’s first day on the job will be at one of N1’s Supplier Selection Meetings where the Suppliers wishing to work with N1 present to our Members for their consideration.”

Mark will be wearing his new colors at the N1 Booth during The Car Wash Show 2019 in Nashville.

About N1 Buying Group

The N1 Buying Group is a member owned LLC that has been created to help independent car wash distributors and multi-site operators in North America become more competitive and profitable. The N1 Membership is comprised of distributors and multi-site operators in the car wash industry.  The N1 Buying Group leverages its collective purchasing volumes and member expertise to negotiate advantageous supply programs with top-brand car wash suppliers. 




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