NORWALK, Conn., April 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- LogicSource, a leading sourcing solutions firm, today announced the appointment of Robert M. Howe, a services industry icon with strong expertise in building and running global consulting and technology firms, to its Board of Directors.
Howe currently serves as managing partner at private investment firm Highnote Ventures and as Chairman of Montgomery Goodwin Investments, which both have invested in a variety of early-stage information technology based companies.
"LogicSource is at the forefront of a critically important evolution in the way businesses seek to optimize their sourcing models," said Howe. "In today's environment, revenue growth is tough to come by and LogicSource helps its customers find smart cost savings while maintaining and often improving quality and process."
Howe served as CEO and Chairman of Scient Inc, a provider of integrated e-business strategy and technology services. He was a founder of the IBM Consulting Group, currently the largest consulting and information technology services business in the world, and served as senior vice president at Booz Allen Hamilton and was on the firm's board of directors for nine years.
"I had the pleasure to work closely with and be mentored by Bob and know well the value he brings to organizations like ours that offer integrated consulting, implementation, and technology solutions," said David Pennino, President and CEO of LogicSource. "The board and I are excited about the knowledge, experience, and perspective he adds to the LogicSource team."
In addition to his board service at LogicSource, Howe currently serves as Chairman of Globoforce, a SaaS company specializing in human capital management, and as a director of Symphony Services, a global information technology services firm.
Howe holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and a bachelor's degree in business administration from Southern Methodist University.
LogicSource is a sourcing solutions firm that focuses on driving measurable and sustainable cost savings and uses an innovative risk/reward approach in which it shares the benefits of the savings it creates with client partners. LogicSource is headquartered in Norwalk, Conn. LogicSource is owned by Bain Capital (www.baincapital.com). For more information, visit www.logicsource.com.