ATLANTA, Sept. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- TradingPartners (www.tradingpartners.com), the leader in spend management services and technology, today announced that the company's Chief Financial Officer, Ginger Gorden, will serve as chairperson of the Spend Management track at ProcureCon USA 2011 (www.wbresearch.com/procureconusa), which runs from September 12-14, 2011 in Atlanta, GA.
Ms. Gorden, winner of this year's Golden Bridge Finance Executive of the Year Award, will moderate a discussion on leveraging full spend visibility, a subject that currently represents one of TradingPartners' key customer initiatives to help them gain full visibility of global spend in order to reduce purchasing costs. Ms. Gorden will moderate other sessions including Procurement Transformation: Supply Management Discipline & Strategic Vision at American Express, as well as a discussion on cash management, finance, treasury & procurement.
Ms. Gorden said: "We are delighted to have been given the opportunity to chair the Spend Management session at this year's ProcureCon conference and meet with key professionals from the purchasing world. In the current climate of rising commodity prices and concerns around supply chain risk, creating spend leverage and enhanced visibility plays a crucial role in optimizing procurement strategies."
Based in Chicago, with European headquarters in London, and operations in Africa, Asia and Latin America, TradingPartners provides growing companies and global Fortune 500 firms with the most comprehensive and effective spend visibility technologies and managed services. With a global vertical focus in foodservice, healthcare, manufacturing, public sector, retail and services industries, TradingPartners assists its customers to reduce the cost of their direct and indirect purchases with tangible results often in the 10-25% range. TradingPartners' unparalleled domain expertise, comprehensive supplier database, and robust spend management technology platform have helped hundreds of corporations and public sector entities achieve dramatic business process improvements and tangible cost savings. For more information, visit www.tradingpartners.com.