SOURCE: Panjiva


September 13, 2010 09:00 ET

Panjiva CEO Josh Green to Discuss Global Sourcing Hotspots and Best Practices for Identifying Overseas Suppliers at ProcureCon

Panel to Explore Impact of Growth in India and China on Procurement Strategies

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - September 13, 2010) -  Panjiva, the leading source of objective information on global suppliers, announced today that CEO Josh Green will be participating in ProcureCon 2010, the leading event for procurement professionals to address concerns and challenges in relation to manufacturing material management & services procurement. Green will contribute expert insight on global sourcing strategies as part of a panel consisting of sourcing and procurement practitioners from leading brands.

What:   Global Sourcing Hotspots: Evaluating Emerging Market Movements, a panel presentation in the global sourcing and sustainability track at ProcureCon 2010.
Why:   In today's competitive global business environment, procurement professionals face more pressure than ever to keep costs low while still delivering quality products on time and to precise specifications. This panel will provide trends in offshore development and best practices for how companies can find the right offshore environment. As part of this discussion, Green and other panelists will examine which regions are emerging as sourcing hotspots, how growth in regions like India and China impact US buyers, and which regions to avoid to source products.
Who:   •  Josh Green, CEO, Panjiva      
•  Sharad Bohra, Vice President of Strategic Sourcing & Operational Excellence, 
    Tyco International
•  Joseph Richardson, Manager of Global Sourcing, FMC Technologies
•  Ginny Tucker, VP & GM Procurement Solutions, Xerox Corp
When:   ProcureCon is being held September 14-16, 2010 at the Omni Dallas Hotel Park West in Dallas, TX. The panel will take place on Wednesday, September 15 at 12:45pm.

To learn more about ProcureCon 2010 or to register to attend, visit

About Panjiva
Panjiva is an online resource for sourcing executives to gain valuable knowledge about suppliers around the world. By providing the most comprehensive data in an easy to use format, Panjiva informs the decisions that facilitate doing business globally. Supply chain and global production executives responsible for finding the right factories, negotiating costs and avoiding costly supply chain disruptions have been "flying blind." Panjiva is the first and only online information source designed to provide complete transparency into overseas suppliers. Leveraging a variety of public and proprietary data sources, Panjiva is bringing new levels of visibility to the management of global supply chains. Panjiva was founded by CEO Josh Green and CTO James Psota. Panjiva received an equity investment from Battery Ventures and a contingent of angel investors. For additional information, visit:

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