February 25, 2015 – Elemica, the leading Supply Chain Operating Network provider for the process industries, announces that Sanjiv Bhatia, Brad Delizia, and Arun Samuga have all been named Provider Pros to Know by Supply & Demand Chain Executive magazine. The SDCE Provider Pros to Know are individuals who have helped their clients or the supply chain community at large improve performance, overcome today’s significant challenges, and evolve their supply chains to meet market expectations in the years ahead. Elemica’s Pros to Know award recipients were selected for the design, implementation, support, and legal protection of Elemica’s Supply Chain Operating Network, which promotes robust trading partner collaboration, streamlines operations, and reduces working capital for clients.
“I’m delighted and proud that three of Elemica’s leaders are recognized as Supply Chain ‘Pros to Know,’ as they are innovative thinkers and are highly regarded positive change agents for our clients within the global process market,” said John Blyzinskyj, CEO of Elemica. “This industry recognition is an acknowledgement of the tangible results our team continues to deliver. By leveraging their deep expertise and thought leadership, we are enabling organizations to drive competitive advantages, cost efficiencies, and resource optimization throughout their supply chains.”
“Supply Chain is increasingly recognized as a strategic differentiator for leading small, medium and large enterprises, and Supply Chain leaders have become crucial to the success of the enterprise in meeting the challenges of what truthfully has been called a turbulent economy,” said Barry Hochfelder, editor of Supply & Demand Chain Executive. “Our Pros to Know listing highlights many of these outstanding executives and their accomplishments, and it offers a roadmap for other leaders looking to leverage Supply Chain for competitive advantage.”
Sanjiv Bhatia, Senior Vice President, Global Professional Services at Elemica has extensive expertise launching and scaling professional services practices, and leading large scale implementation and integration projects. In his 20+ years in consulting, Sanjiv’s experience includes supply chain management, ERP, electronic commerce, business intelligence and operations strategy, working extensively with leading global companies in the manufacturing, technology, and consumer industries.
Brad Delizia, Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Development, is responsible for managing all of the legal affairs of Elemica and its subsidiaries and all corporate development activities, including partners and mergers and acquisitions. Mr. Delizia began his career with Elemica in 2001 as Associate Counsel. He was appointed as General Counsel in December of 2002 and Executive Vice President and General Counsel in 2004. Most recently, he was responsible for securing patents for Elemica’s QuickLink Network platform.
Arun Samuga is Vice President of Research and Development at Elemica and is instrumental in the design and implementation of Elemica’s Supply Chain Operating Network. Arun has substantial experience leading Research and Development teams and creating products from the ground-up through to market ready solutions. In addition to leading development of the robust architecture underlying Elemica’s Supply Chain Operating Network, he is an inventor on numerous patent applications for Elemica’s technology platforms.
The Pros to Know Awards recognize supply chain executives, and manufacturing and non-manufacturing enterprises that are leading initiatives to help prepare their companies’ supply chains for the significant challenges of today’s business climate. This year’s list includes the 2015 Provider Pros to Know—individuals from software firms and service providers, consultancies or academia, who have helped their supply chain clients or the supply chain community at large prepare to meet these challenges. Over 300 companies were nominated for this prestigious award.
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 $350B in annual transactions across more than 7,500 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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