The Dallas-area-based WIT & Co. buying group announced effective Sept. 25 Brandy Reed will join the group as the candidate selected to replace current WIT Executive Vice President Charlie Moorhead upon his retirement.

Reed coming to WIT from Vizient, one of the largest member-driven health-care and process improvement companies in the U.S.

Vizient is responsible for more than $100 billion in member annual purchase volume and provides more than one-third of the nation’s hospital and 97% of the nation’s academic medical centers.

During her career with Vizient, Reed has held a variety of managerial position, including two years actively managing supply-chain programs with more than $3 billion in supplier sales.

In addition, Reed was responsible for developing and implementing standardization and process-improvement programs between suppliers and customers across multiple regions within her company.

To read, Supply House Times Chief Editor Mike Miazga’s interview with Moorhead from this spring’s WIT conference in Dallas, click here.