Procurement Leader Continues to Help Companies Worldwide Outperform the Market

CHICAGO, February 25, 2015 – With demand for BravoSolution’s procurement, sourcing and supply management services escalating worldwide, the company has expanded its leadership team to better serve its global customer base: Marc Bergeronhas been promoted to Executive Vice President, Global Sales, Florian Winterstein has been named Chief Strategy Officer andAndrea Brody has joined as Senior Vice President, Global Marketing.

“Organizations face immense pressure to improve financial performance and increase market share, and in today’s market, procurement can make or break success,” said Jim Wetekamp, CEO of BravoSolution. “Our growing leadership team positions BravoSolution to continually advance our customers’ procurement and supply chain performance across the world – with the power, resources and experience of a global company, and the expertise and service of local procurement specialists working closely with our customers.”

Marc Bergeron, formerly the General Manager of BravoSolution Americas, will take on a new role at BravoSolution: Executive Vice President, Global Sales. In this position, Bergeron will be responsible for overseeing BravoSolution’s global sales organization.  In his place, Kristian O’Meara will step in as Managing Director of BravoSolution Americas.

Florian Winterstein, who will continue to serve as Managing Director of BravoSolution GmbH, will take on the additional role of Chief Strategy Officer. In the new position, Winterstein will be charged with continuously advancing the value BravoSolution provides to its customers, partners and the market.

As Senior Vice President, Global Marketing, Brody will lead BravoSolution’s global marketing and branding strategy. Brody brings more than 15 years of supply chain management industry experience to BravoSolution, and a successful 25 year history of helping companies accelerate growth and build market share.

“As the demands of the global economy and supply chain continue to shift, our customers rely on us to keep them ahead,” said Wetekamp.  “Marc, Florian and Andrea are three of the brightest minds in the market, and I’m confident that they will enable our team to continue to serve as the strategic difference maker our customers need and expect.”

More than 60,000 procurement professionals in 60 different countries rely on BravoSolution to advance their procurement, sourcing and supply management performance.  See how BravoSolution clients outperform the market


About BravoSolution

Supply management executives are now, more than ever, under pressure to deliver more savings, develop and manage strategic supplier relationships, accelerate procurement cycles, and maintain process excellence.  Confronted with these diverse yet consistent challenges, CPOs and sourcing professionals must seek tailored solutions that deliver rapid ROI to their business.

BravoSolution offers leading software and services to fit the needs of today’s sophisticated supply management organizations.  Our services organization, one of the world’s largest teams of professionals dedicated exclusively to sourcing and procurement consulting, delivers lean, targeted services to support strategic sourcing and procurement initiatives.  Our industry leading software toolkit supports the full supply management lifecycle across a myriad of industries, geographies and business models.

As of today, over 60,000 procurement professionals in 60 different countries are benefiting from BravoSolution’s technology and services – unlocking tangible benefits such as increased process efficiency, decision support, cost reduction, improved process governance, greater quality relationships with vendors and the ability to share, understand and act upon the wealth of sourcing-related data held within their organization.  Learn more at


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