April 23, 2014 08:00 ET Names Atlanta Technology Executive Bo Hagler as CEO

Hagler Will Guide Strategic Direction and Continued Growth of Largest Global Online Marketplace for the Manufacturing Industry

ATLANTA, GA--(Marketwired - Apr 23, 2014) -, a recognized leader in Supplier Relationship Management (SRM) and the world's largest online manufacturing marketplace, today announced that entrepreneurial technology executive Bo Hagler has been appointed as chief executive officer.

"We welcome Bo's global technology experience and look forward to his leadership as we continue to grow," said Frank X. Dalton, board member at "His extensive experience with supply chain management and procurement solutions, as well as his background in leading successful companies, made him an ideal choice for heading up our management team and guiding the next phase of our business."

As CEO, Hagler will be responsible for managing global operations and driving the development and execution of the company's long-term strategies.

"I'm thrilled by the opportunity to help shape the direction for and to work with its dedicated team to continue bringing innovative products, content and services to manufacturing buyers and suppliers around the world," said Hagler.

Most recently, Hagler was vice president of Research & Development at QAD, Inc., where he was responsible for supply chain solutions as well as new product introductions. He joined QAD in 2006 through the acquisition of his first company, FBO Systems, Inc., where he was founder and CEO. While at QAD, Hagler also ran several strategic business units responsible for sales, service, product management and research and development.

About's Supplier Relationship Management (SRM) solution, LiveSource, is a cloud-based enterprise sourcing platform addressing the unique requirements of manufacturers that require make-to-order parts. Our customers can combine our full suite of SRM and sourcing tools with Marketplace, the world's leading supplier marketplace connecting manufacturers with quality suppliers globally, for an end-to-end supplier management and sourcing solution. With, customers across the entire manufacturing spectrum operate more profitably, adapt continuously and manage supply chain risk in an ever-changing world. is a global business, headquartered in Atlanta, Ga., with offices in Europe and Asia. For more information, go to

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