August 12, 2015 11:00 ET

arvato Becomes First 'Global Leader' Level Sponsor for CSCMP's San Francisco Roundtable (RT)

Supports RT Vision to Create Authentic Supply Chain Community, Higher Value Programs

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - Aug 12, 2015) - The Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) San Francisco Roundtable is pleased to announce that arvato has become its first full year commitment sponsor at the 'Global Leader' level. arvato is a leading global technology service provider with more than 70,000 employee's that design and produce innovative solutions for business customers, covering a wide range of business processes along integrated service chains. These include digital marketing, financial, CRM, SCM and IT solutions. 

"We help our customer manage complex global supply chains and eCommerce platforms to create growth for themselves and their customers," said Dominik Dittrich, EVP of SCM & eCommerce, North America & Brazil. "We support the CSCMP San Francisco Roundtable vision to create an authentic forum for networking and learning among supply chain management professionals. The connections that we make today in our industry foster innovation for the future of supply chain."

CSCMP San Francisco Roundtable kicks off its program season on September 2nd at the Hotel Valencia on Santana Row in San Jose featuring executives from Move Loot, BevMo! and method products, Inc., moderated by Carl Guardino, CEO of the Silicon Valley Leadership Group. The supply chain executives will participate in an interactive session where they cast their predictions on how the supply chain world will evolve over the year.

The event will be recorded for later broadcast on Guardino's 'CEO Radio Show,' and a portion of proceeds will go to '1000 Hearts for 1000 Minds, which strives to recruit 1000 caring professionals every school year to volunteer as tutors and mentors to 1000 underserved K-10 students -- a joint initiative of the Silicon Valley Leadership Group Foundation and the Office of San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo.

The non-profit membership association announced its 2015-2016 Board of Directors just last week, along with goals to do more 'giving back,' to engage more of our area's great companies and host 'meatier' programs.

CSCMP has been the leading worldwide professional association dedicated to education, research, and the advancement of the supply chain management profession since 1963. With more than 9,000 members globally, representing business, government, and academia from 62 countries, CSCMP members are the leading practitioners and authorities in the fields of logistics and supply chain management.

CSCMP's San Francisco Roundtable is one of the organization's largest and most dynamic roundtables. The group is committed to connecting and educating supply chain professionals in the San Francisco Bay area. It offers educational events, unparalleled networking opportunities with thought and business leaders, and an annual scholarship competition. For more information or to register, go to

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