Last Chance to Register for Aberdeen's Supply Chain Management Summit

April 2-3 Event Will Explore Best-in-Class Insights to Drive Business Benefits With Improved Supply Chain Processes

BOSTON, MA--(Marketwire - March 30, 2009) - Aberdeen Group, a Harte-Hanks Company (NYSE: HHS), announces its final speaker lineup for this week's Supply Chain Management (SCM) Summit. The summit will convene supply chain leaders from around the globe to share insights, discuss strategies and engage with peers surrounding key challenges facing the supply chain today. For more information on the event or to register to attend, visit

"Aberdeen is the leading fact-based research firm covering the Supply Chain space and the Supply Chain summit offers a great platform for networking and collaboration with true industry peers. The findings from this Summit will help drive Aberdeen's research agenda in the SCM space throughout the rest of the year," said Nari Viswanathan, Vice President/Principal Analyst of the Supply Chain Management Practice, Aberdeen Group.

Confirmed speakers include:

--  Coca-Cola North America - Thomas Blackstock, Former Vice President,
    Supply Chain Operations
--  Cisco Systems - Angel Mendez, Senior Vice President, Customer Value
    Chain Management
--  Intel - Stuart Pann, Vice President, Sales and Marketing, General
    Manager, Business Management Group, Intel Corporation
--  Supply Chain Council - Richard Sherman, Founder
--  Mutual Distributing Company - Jim Staton, Vice President, Information
--  World Renowned Supply Chain Expert - General William "Gus" Pagonis,
    Retired US Army General, Business Leadership Author, Lecturer, and World
    Renowned Supply Chain Expert
--  BD - Larry P. Smith, Vice President, Global Supply Chain
--  USS-POSCO Industries - Michael Obermire, Global SCM Head
--  New York & Company - Sherwin Socaransky, Vice President, Information
--  Hästens Sängar - Dominic Luzi, CIO
--  Land O'Lakes - Susan Grelling, Vice President, Commodities and Risk
--  Bayer Healthcare - Thomas Panzer, Vice President, Global Supply Chain
--  Swarovski - Robert Grant, Vice President, Supply Chain/Inventory
--  Disney - David Steele, Director, Supply Chain, Operations & Technology
--  Sara Lee - Bill Nienburg, Vice President, Sales & Operations Planning
--  Global Sourcing and Global Marketing - Paul Macler, President
--  Dimension Data - Michael Brown, Managing Director
--  Celestica - Harvinder Sembhi, Vice President, Supply Base Solutions
--  Advance Auto Parts - Kevin Quinn, Vice President, Treasurer & Navdeep
    Gupta, Director, Treasury
--  Del Monte Foods - Vice President, Customer Service & Transportation
--  Papa John's Food Service - Susan Kinder, Director, Supply Chain

Technology vendors and solutions providers can participate in the summit as event sponsors to get their products in front of the decision makers that matter. For sponsorship information, please visit:

About Aberdeen Group, a Harte-Hanks Company

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Contact Information: Media Contact: Nari Viswanathan Aberdeen Harte-Hanks (617) 854-5293