Shawn shares our passion to help clients reduce sourcing costs while increasing efficiency and managing risk.
Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) April 16, 2013
SCA Technologies, the leading provider of category sourcing and cost management solutions, today announced the expansion of its executive team with the addition of sourcing and procurement expert Shawn Hagan as VP of Professional Services.
“Shawn shares our passion to help clients reduce sourcing costs while increasing efficiency and managing risk,” said Samarth Sarthi, CEO and founder of SCA Technologies. “His consulting expertise will help us deliver actionable cost and pricing analysis that drives higher profits even more rapidly,” he continued.
Shawn has over 20 years experience leading supply chain and procurement projects. Before joining SCA he was the North American Practice Lead for the SCM and SRM Platform Practice of TATA Consultancy Services (TCS) Inc, a leading global provider of IT services, outsourcing and business solutions. During his career Shawn has helped many Fortune 500 clients with numerous implementations and process reengineering projects generating millions in cost savings. Prior to TCS, he held leadership positions with Emptoris and FreeMarkets.
“Sourcing analysis has historically been a manual process, but in today’s volatile world companies must evaluate a complex web of options very rapidly. I look forward to helping clients leverage our sourcing and cost management solutions to optimize their plans and improve overall supply chain performance,” remarked Shawn Hagan, VP of Professional Services.
Customers use the SCA Planner suite to overcome commodities volatility and guide direct materials sourcing decisions for billions in category spend. Supply chain, procurement and finance professionals in industries such as food and consumer goods use this patented, cloud-based solution to sense changes in demand, commodities or supply and respond quickly to protect margins.
SCA Technologies customers enjoy an average 3-5% reduction in the cost of goods sold on an annual basis by leveraging optimization routines that evaluate the impact of alternative suppliers and materials, along with costing capabilities that manage pricing changes. The high impact of its solutions helped SCA Technologies get selected as an Editor’s Pick by Consumer Goods Technology (CGT) in their 2013 Reader’s Choice Survey.
About SCA Technologies
SCA Technologies provides category sourcing and cost management solutions that help industry leaders maximize profits by better managing market, supply and demand volatility. Supply chain, procurement, finance and corporate social responsibility professionals use the unique cross-functional approach of the SCA Planner™ suite to make better decisions for billions in category spend each year. With this increased visibility they can finally evaluate market alternatives in a coordinated manner and respond quickly to changes, leading to an average reduction in the cost of goods sold by 3-5% on an annual basis. Learn more about our innovative, cloud-based solutions for the extended value chain at http://www.scatech.com