Emptoris Executives Honored by Supply & Demand Chain Executive as 2012 “Pros to Know”

Burlington, MA – March 15, 2012 – Emptoris, an IBM Company (“Emptoris”), a leading provider of strategic supply and enterprise contract management solutions, today announced that Terrence Curley, senior vice president of product strategy, management and development, and Martin Berr-Sorokin, senior vice president and general manager for supplier lifecycle management, have been named to Supply & Demand Chain Executive’s prestigious 2012 “Pros to Know” list.

“While the supply base is among enterprises’ most critical assets, it is often the area with the least oversight. Terrence and Martin are instrumental in helping organizations implement innovative solutions that drive supply chain visibility and avoid risk for increased business value,” said Patrick D. Quirk, president and CEO, Emptoris. “This Pros to Know recognition is a testament to their leadership in the industry as well as to Emptoris’ global customers.”

The executives were recognized within the “Provider Pros to Know” category, which recognizes individuals from software firms and service providers, consultancies or academia, who have helped their supply chain clients or the supply chain community prepare to meet industry challenges. Supply & Demand Chain Executive received more than 300 entries for the 2012 Pros to Know awards. The full listing of the 2012 Pros to Know appears in the March 2012 print issue of Supply & Demand Chain Executive and is available online at http://www.sdcexec.com/news/10628934/supply-demand-chain-executive-announces-2012-pros-to-know.

“Our annual list of Provider Pros to Know highlights the many thought-leaders who are helping to shape the supply chain industry and advance supply chain as a respected discipline in the enterprise,” said Barry Hochfelder, editor Supply & Demand Chain Executive. “We applaud their efforts in developing the tools, processes and knowledge base necessary for supply chain transformation, and in promoting new approaches to supply chain enablement.”

More than 350 Global 2000 companies rely on Emptoris for its strategic spend, supply and contract management solutions. The company’s solutions are consistently recognized by leading independent analyst firms as the most comprehensive and tested strategic supply management solutions on the market. Most recently, Emptoris was positioned in the “Leaders Quadrant” in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Strategic Sourcing Application Suites and received the highest possible rating in The Forrester Wave™: Contract Life-Cycle Management.

About Emptoris, an IBM Company
Emptoris, an IBM Company, is a world leader in strategic supply, category spend and contract management solutions that enable companies to maximize financial performance and optimize commercial risk. The company’s suite of award-winning and industry-recognized sourcing, contract management, spend analysis, supplier lifecycle management, services procurement and telecom expense management solutions are successfully used by Global 2000 companies. For more information, visit www.emptoris.com.

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