“It's an honor to be part of the PPS Board. Now more than ever, there are significant demands on companies to improve their pricing capabilities and pricing professionals to advance their knowledge” Chris Provines.
Marietta, GA (PRWEB) March 17, 2010
The Professional Pricing Society (PPS) is pleased to announce the addition of Christopher D. Provines to its Board of Advisors. Mr. Provines is the Vice President of Global Strategic Pricing, Reimbursement & Government Affairs for Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics.
With 20 years of experience in healthcare across the medical devices, diagnostics, pharmaceutical and hospital market segments, Mr. Provines is one of the leading practitioners in pricing with over 12 years of experience in pricing strategy, health outcomes & reimbursement. He has taught pricing strategy to over 700 sales & marketing professionals. He brings a unique perspective having also worked in finance, procurement, lean six sigma and sales & marketing roles. Prior to his current role, Chris spent 16 years in Johnson & Johnson in a variety of executive positions of increasing scope and impact.
Chris has an MBA from Rutgers University Graduate School of Business and is also a certified six sigma black belt. He is a distinguished Adjunct Professor at Rutgers University Business School MBA program, has published numerous papers on pricing and is a frequent speaker on pricing, business improvement and innovation.
“It's an honor to be part of the PPS Board. Now more than ever, there are significant demands on companies to improve their pricing capabilities and pricing professionals to advance their knowledge” said Chris Provines. “PPS provides thought leadership, certification, training and other means to help both companies and individuals rapidly improve their capabilities and skills. I look forward to helping PPS fulfill its mission as the only professional society dedicated to pricing”. Provines added.
“Chris Provines’ knowledge, experience, and dedication to the pricing discipline make him a very strong addition to The Professional Pricing Society’s Board of Advisors. Chris will be our twelfth Board Member and we look forward to benefiting from his insights and awareness. Chris’ demeanor and proven analytical and strategic ability will add tremendous value to the future of PPS as it continues its growth to serve the pricing community” said Kevin Mitchell – President of the Professional Pricing Society.
About Professional Pricing Society
Founded in 1984, the Professional Pricing Society (PPS) serves thousands of members, representing leading industries all over the world. The Society's mission is to nurture a growing community of professionals committed to disseminating pricing expertise throughout the business world. PPS produces three annual conferences in Europe and North America and offers certification with its Certified Pricing Professional (CPP) program. Publications distributed to members include an eight-page monthly newsletter and a 36-page quarterly journal. Further, the PPS website is a central resource for state-of-the-art pricing knowledge and hosts a job site where professionals can post or review new opportunities in the industry. PPS also maintains a Pricing Blog, a Pricing Group on LinkedIn, a PPS Page on FaceBook and sends many updates via Twitter.