Burlington, MA (PRWEB) January 27, 2011
Emptoris, Inc., a leading provider of strategic supply management and enterprise contract management solutions, today announced that Patrick D. Quirk, president and chief executive officer of Emptoris, will be presenting at the Procurecon for Corporate Sourcing conference next week in Atlanta, GA. Quirk will co-lead a roundtable discussion with 40 Global 1000 chief procurement officers (CPOs) on Leveraging Supply Base Intelligence to Achieve Corporate Objectives.
ProcureCon for Corporate Sourcing is one of the industry’s leading CPO conferences, and is designed provide networking, education and knowledge sharing to improve corporate procurement performance. The conference will be held from February 1-3, 2011 at the JW Marriott Buckhead hotel and conference center in Atlanta, GA.
“Decisions made in the management of one’s supply base have a direct impact on enterprise-wide strategic objectives – and a direct impact on the bottom-line. A linkage between business level KPIs and procurement decisions is critical. Procurement organizations must have actionable supply base intelligence at their fingertips to ensure that the right decisions are being made at the right time,” said Patrick D. Quirk, president and chief executive officer of Emptoris, Inc.
Kevin Potts, vice president of product management at Emptoris, will join Quirk to lead the Leveraging Supply Base Intelligence session, which will examine how supply base intelligence is leveraged to help global companies achieve their operational objectives including minimizing supply base risk, reducing costs, and improving supplier relationships and innovation. The assembled CPOs will examine:
- How shareholder value can be tied directly to decisions being made in the procurement organization
- How intelligent information can ensure that optimal decisions are being made across the enterprise
- The methodologies leading organizations are leveraging to transform their procurement organization
To register for the Procurecon for Corporate Sourcing conference or to attend the Leveraging Supply Base Intelligence roundtable, register online at Procurecon. For further information on Emptoris, visit http://www.emptoris.com.
Emptoris is a world leader in strategic supply management, enterprise contract management, telecom expense management and services procurement software solutions that empower enterprises to realize best value and accelerate profitable growth. Emptoris solutions are used by successful Global 1000 companies in every industry. Emptoris customers include American Express, Boeing, GlaxoSmithKline, Kraft, Motorola, Syngenta and Vodafone. For further information, visit http://www.emptoris.com.