September 10, 2014 11:00 ET

6th Annual CSCMP Dinner Event to Feature Citrix, Flextronics, The Clorox Company, Adobe and BevMo! Predicting 'What's Next for SCM?'

Arvato Bertelsmann Supporting Flagship Event Rated Best in the Bay Area for SCM Professionals

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - Sep 10, 2014) - The San Francisco Roundtable of the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) announced today that arvato Bertelsmann,, will support its flagship dinner event next week in Silicon Valley. This year, the event will be held at The Sainte Claire Hotel in San Jose and feature Carl Guardino, President & CEO of The Silicon Valley Leadership Group, as moderator of a panel now renowned for its caliber.

Panelists represent some of the world's most respected companies, including: Fred Tiso, Global VP WW Hardware, Software and Service Supply for Citrix Systems, Greg Ginsburg, VP of Product Supply, Global Sourcing and Supply Chain Design at The Clorox Company, Kerry McCracken, VP of Business Solutions for the Integrated Network of Flextronics, Lisa Bugajski, Sr. Director Product Delivery Operations at Adobe Systems and Mike Hester, SVP Merchandising Operations and Supply Chain, BevMo!.

This is the first time arvato Bertelsmann has supported the Silicon Valley event. According to Patrick Manders, VP Global Solution Design for arvato, "CSCMP strives to bring together managers and executives to collaborate on innovations within the supply chain and the industry's ongoing evolution. We are aligned with this vision and are excited to support the 6th Annual Silicon Valley event."

Dominik Dittrich, EVP SCM/ eCommerce N.America and Brazil, explained that this particular 'Predictions' event is especially relevant for arvato, because "Built on the expertise of our dedicated team members in the different regions, arvato offers end-to-end supply chain solutions. Understanding what our customer's needs are keeps arvato at the forefront of what the future holds within supply chain management system."

For more information and to register for the September 18th, 2014 dinner event, go to

Serving 9,000+ members worldwide, the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals ( is a non-profit association that helps supply chain managers and executives connect, collaborate and become more effective professionals. One of the most dynamic of its 100+ Roundtables around the globe, the San Francisco CSCMP provides regular educational events, networking opportunities and a scholarship program. For more information, please visit

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