MIAMI, FL and CORAL GABLES, FL--(Marketwire - Apr 10, 2012) - Zagada Markets, the leader in Nearshore service provider and location sourcing, and a global boutique in data driven outsourcing talent and cost analysis, today announces the appointment of Canda S. Rozier to its Zagada Exchange (ZAX) platform Board of Advisors. (www.ZagadaExchange.com).
"Canda brings over 30 years of incredible wealth of knowledge, exceptional success and sourcing industry experience to our newly created Board," said Philip Peters, Zagada's CEO. "She has successfully worked for large companies, growth companies, and engaged in independent advisory work in the global outsourcing, IT and procurement sector. We have an aggressive growth plan agenda for 2012 and beyond, and we look forward to leveraging her expertise and strategic value to help us continue growing our ZAX business and penetrating more corporate buyers."
Canda is currently Senior Vice President of Global Procurement at Integralis, (www.integralis.com), a global IT Security and Information Risk Management solution firm, headquartered in Ismaning, Germany. The company is part of Japan's NTT Communication Group, owned by NTT (Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation), one of the largest telecommunications companies in the world. Previously Canda spent almost twenty years with First Data, one of the world's largest credit card data processing service firms, and was the company's Chief Procurement Officer/Senior Vice President of Global Procurement and Real Estate.
Her other management experiences included: Director, at American Express Health Systems Group, consulted as the Head of Global Procurement for ACI Worldwide, held various technical and product management positions at Burroughs/Unisys, and ran Canda S. Rozier, LLC, a consulting and advisory practice, prior to joining the Integralis' U.S. management team. Canda has published numerous articles on strategic sourcing and procurement best practices.
"The global outsourcing sector -- and increasingly the Nearshore geography -- is becoming known by both corporate buyers and service providers as one of the hottest emerging niches," said Canda Rozier. "The ZagadaExchange.com (ZAX) platform has the potential to change the way buyers digitally source providers in a seamless and standardized way, and I very much look forward to contributing and lending my strategic input to ZAX's success," said Rozier.
For more information please contact us directly at 305 322 8156 or 305 529 9028, or by email at Zax@zagada.com
The Zagada Exchange (ZAX) allows selected and rated service providers of BPO, contact and data center services, to sell their firms' capabilities to Fortune 500 and Global 2,000 corporate buyers in a neutral online marketplace through a bid-driven process. Selected providers are rigorously rated using Zagada's Parallax analysis, and must secure a baseline Service Provider Offering (SPO™) score, before formal listing is granted. ZAX providers currently generate US$1 billion in annual revenues, cover 18 Nearshore markets and employ 65,000 workers. The ZAX is co-developed and co-owned by Zagada Markets and Moodstudio. Please visit ZagadaExchange online at www.zagadaexchange.com
To view Zagada's rating methodology, please visit: http://www.zagada.com/parallax.php
About Zagada Markets
Zagada is a business development analytics firm and is the leading Nearshore advisor to Fortune 500 corporate buyers and a global boutique in data driven outsourcing talent and cost analysis. The company provides research, indexes, rating and tailor-made advisory services on countries, cities and service suppliers to corporations. The company principally serves the corporate buy-side and is totally focused on delivering sourcing analytics on the global outsourcing sector. Please visit Zagada online at www.zagada.com
Moodstudio is a design and development agency based in Cordoba, Argentina. The company executes leading edge design and development projects for both U.S. and Latin American firms. Please visit Moodstudio at www.Moodstudio.net