SOURCE: Aberdeen Group

Aberdeen Group

February 15, 2011 10:00 ET

Constantine Limberakis Joins Aberdeen Group as Senior Analyst Global Supply Management Research Practice

Brings Extensive Business Strategy, Management Consulting, Product Development Experience to Role

BOSTON, MA--(Marketwire - February 15, 2011) - Aberdeen Group, a Harte-Hanks Company (NYSE: HHS), today announced that Constantine G.-Limberakis has joined as Senior Research Analyst in the Global Supply Management (GSM) research practice. In this role he will analyze procurement professional's utilization of technology and streamlining "procure to pay" processes within the areas of strategic sourcing, purchasing, contract management, invoicing, and supplier relationship management.

"Constantine brings a strong business background to this role, with experience in business strategy, management consulting, and product development, including launching two boutique consulting firms focused on spend management, during which he worked with a range of clients at various stages of procurement development," said Dr. Andrew Boyd, president of Aberdeen Group. "His strong combination of analytical ability, proven writing skills, hands-on experience, and leadership capabilities will make him a significant contributor to growing Aberdeen's presence and profile as the research leader in the marketplace."

Using Aberdeen's proven research methodology, Limberakis will benchmark how organizations improve their usage of spend management technology and achieve status as industry leaders. He will also analyze and report on organizational adoption of trends such as Mobility, Software-as-a-Service (SaaS), Business Procurement Outsourcing (BPO) and other key areas of procurement specialization evolving within spend management.

Limberakis holds a MBA/Masters in Public and International Affairs from the University of Pittsburgh, a BA in History from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and certificate from the Vienna University of Economics and Business.

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