HELSINKI, October 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --
Effective October 31st, 2014, Jim Wetekamp will be appointed as chief executive officer of BravoSolution, the supply management company. Previously the company's senior executive responsible for corporate strategy, Mr. Wetekamp succeeds Nader Sabbaghian who, after six years in the role, is leaving the company for a new professional challenge.
Having joined the BravoSolution corporate leadership team in 2008, Mr. Wetekamp has over 15 years of technology industry experience, with the past 6 having been focused on extending BravoSolution's technology leadership position and supporting key new market growth opportunities.
2014 has seen double digit growth for BravoSolution; with revenues up 10% year on year, the opening of new operations in Asia Pacific (Sydney) and the Nordics (Helsinki) and over 85 new software activations in the first half of the year.
"I am immensely proud to take on this exciting role within BravoSolution," said Mr. Wetekamp. "I look forward to leading our talented and dynamic team as we continue support and deliver value to our global customer base."
"I am extremely pleased the new CEO comes from within the company. Jim brings a solid track record, deep solution knowledge and a fundamental understanding of the DNA that makes BravoSolution so unique" said Federico Vitaletti, BravoSolution chairman.
Founded in 2000, BravoSolution has rapidly expanded to have 17 global offices across 12 countries. Gartner's 2013 magic quadrant report highlighted several strengths for BravoSolution, including:
- Top-3 ranking for public sector sourcing and optimisation
- Top-5 ranking for spend analysis, eSourcing, supplier base management, contract repository and overall technology platform
- Strong functionality and event management expertise in transportation sourcing
BravoSolution offers leading software and services to fit the needs of today's sophisticated supply management organisations. BravoSolution is dedicated exclusively to sourcing and procurement consulting with industry leading software to support the full supply management lifecycle.
More than 60,000 procurement professionals in 60 different countries are using BravoSolution's technology and services to unlock benefits such as increased process efficiency, decision support, cost reduction, improved process governance, greater quality relationship with vendors and the ability to share, understand and act upon the wealth of sourcing-related data.
Learn more at http://www.bravosolution.com/nordics.
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