BOSTON and MUNICH, April 5, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --
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riskmethods, the technological market leader in risk identification and risk analysis of global supply chains, announced today that Bill DeMartino has joined the company as General Manager of North American operations. Bill will play a leading role in accelerating riskmethods' international expansion, specifically in the Americas, and growing the firm into the industry's leading Supply Chain Risk Management solution. riskmethods has established its US subsidiary with a North American headquarters located in Boston.
"We are extremely pleased for Bill DeMartino to join our team as General Manager heading our riskmethods North American operation," said Heiko Schwarz, Founder and Managing Director of riskmethods. "Bill brings deep experience guiding and growing Procurement and Supply Chain solutions in the Americas. His domain expertise and strong leadership skills will allow him to lead riskmethods' effort to serve customers in the thriving US market for riskmethods' SaaS Supply Chain Risk Management solution. I am excited to work with him to establish riskmethods as the leader in its category in the States and to continue our laser focus to help our customer reduce risk and bring resilience to their supply chains. "
Bill was most recently Senior Vice President of Strategy for Determine, Inc. where he was responsible for identifying and driving growth and market penetration initiatives. Bill brings 15 years of experience in the procurement solution space, where he built his expertise in Analytics and Supply Risk & Compliance acting across various disciplines and leadership roles in product management, sales and marketing at IBM and Emptoris.
"The need for companies to secure their supply chains against all kinds of risks, and in so doing protect themselves against lost revenue, production outages, supply bottlenecks or, potentially worse, damage to their image is enormous. We see enormous need in the US market for our true SaaS offering with embedded best practices enabling our customers to go-live in a single day. " said Bill DeMartino. "I'm extremely excited to join the riskmethods family with a proven management team, and an intuitive modern technology. This is a thrilling time in riskmethods' history, and I'm delighted to have the opportunity to lead the North American operation to greater levels of success."
riskmethods provides companies with a comprehensive supply chain risk management solution for proactive monitoring and assessment of risks in the supply chain. An early warning system for potential risk ensures that proactive steps can be taken to avoid supply interruption, enforce compliance and protect the corporate image. The SaaS solution "Social Supply Risk Network", which was initially developed in Germany, combines state-of-the-art technology with cutting-edge provision of risk intelligence, to establish a leading standard in supply chain risk management http://www.riskmethods.net