CEO of Emptoris Named to 'Pros to Know' List
April 13, 2011
By Juliana Kenny
, TMCnet Managing Editor
Supply & Demand Chain Executive recently revealed that it named Patrick Quirk, CEO and president of Emptoris to its “Pros to Know” list for 2011. The list is a compilation of industry leaders who demonstrate leadership track records and have proven to drive supply chain excellence.
As a provider of strategic supply, enterprise contract management solutions, and telecom expense management solutions, Emptoris helps enterprises to realize best value and accelerate profitable growth. Its CEO Quirk is a time-tried thought leader in the TEM industry, and brings over 25 years of experience to the company.
Barry Hochfelder, editor of Supply & Demand Chain Executive, stated, "Our annual list of Provider Pros to Know highlights the many thought leaders who are helping to shape the Supply Chain industry and advance Supply Chain as a respected discipline in the enterprise. Their efforts in developing the tools, processes and knowledge base necessary for Supply Chain transformation, and in promoting new approaches to Supply Chain enablement, have earned them a place on this year's Provider Pros listing."
With a record of professionals from research firms, software providers, the academic realm, and consultancies, the “Pros to Know” list recognizes those individuals who have assisted the supply chain community and its clients to prepare for future challenges.
Quirk was appointed CEO of Emptoris in September 2009, and has proven to grow the company’s success over the past year and a half. Leading its enterprise contract management suite and supply management, Quirk joins the halls of those recognized by the selective committee comprised of Supply & Demand Chain Executive Editorial and Advisory Board members.
Juliana Kenny graduated from the University of Connecticut with a double degree in English and French. After managing a small company for two years, she joined TMC (News - Alert) as a Web Editor for TMCnet. Juliana currently focuses on the call center and CRM industries, but she also writes about cloud telephony and network gear including softswitches.
Edited by Janice McDuffee