Dave Allen has been named senior vice president of sales for Vista Outdoor, reporting to the company's chairman and chief executive, Mark DeYoung. He was most recently the president of Coleman USA. He was previously in charge of sales and marketing in the Americas for this brand of Jarden Corp., where he was also in charge of relations with Walmart and Sam's.  Prior to that, he worked at Alberto Culver, Unilever North America, and Unilever Europe.