SOURCE: Elemica

Elemica

April 01, 2014 09:16 ET

Elemica Adds VP of Sourcing Product Management and Operations

Veteran Supply Chain Sourcing Executive Poised to Give Clients Fast ROI on Sourcing Projects

EXTON, PA--(Marketwired - Apr 1, 2014) - Elemica, the leading Supply Chain Operating Network provider for the process industries, announces adding Roger Blumberg as Vice President, Sourcing Product Management & Operations to lead the market strategy of Elemica's sourcing software and services. Roger will also manage the North American sourcing operations team based in Atlanta. He is a veteran sourcing executive with years of experience at top companies. Elemica provides a Sourcing Management Suite that weaves industry knowledge with a robust technology platform to executive comprehensive sourcing projects that accelerate savings in purchasing everything from raw materials to transportation to office supplies and more. 

"Roger's comprehensive experience and expertise in sourcing project management and sourcing operations will continue to improve the competitiveness and profitability of Elemica's leading-edge sourcing solutions," said Rich Katz, Chief Technology Officer at Elemica. "Elemica's consultative approach to collaborative sourcing management, blended with dynamic technology, is one of the best offerings in the industry. We look forward to Roger's success in driving bottom line results for our client's purchasing activities."

"Elemica's approach to sourcing management blends a client's purchasing organization with Elemica's sourcing professionals, who lead the team down a proven seven-step process which is measurable and repeatable and ensures significant savings in both time and money," said Roger Blumberg, Vice President, Sourcing Product Management & Operations at Elemica. "My passion is to deliver solutions that empower Sourcing and Procurement professionals to maximize the value of their supplier relationships. I look forward to working with this world-class team and leading them to deploy sourcing strategies that reduce the cost of materials and operations and provide faster process execution for clients."

Prior to Elemica, Roger spent over 25 years working in Sourcing and Procurement leadership positions at companies like MFG.com, ZEP Chemicals, General Electric, A.T. Kearney, FreeMarkets and Ariba. He graduated from the University of Maryland College Park with a BS in Business.

About Elemica

Elemica's Supply Chain Operating Network is designed to give clients greater control over their global supply chains. Capturing transaction data, across all trading partners, and translating it into actionable information is key to driving value out of the supply chain. By combining powerful SmartLink business process applications with a robust QuickLink Network, Elemica solutions improve operational efficiency, lower costs, and decrease working capital. Founded in 2000, Elemica today processes approximately $250B in annual transactions across more than 6,500 process industry trading partners. Elemica's global operations are headquartered outside Philadelphia and include offices in Amsterdam, Atlanta, Frankfurt, London, Seoul, Singapore, and Tokyo. Clients include BASF, BP, Continental, The Dow Chemical Company, DuPont, The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, LANXESS, Michelin, Shell, Solvay, Sumitomo Chemical, and Wacker. For more information, visit www.elemica.com.

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