BOSTON, MA--(Marketwire - February 18, 2010) -  Aberdeen Group, a Harte-Hanks Company (NYSE: HHS), announces the confirmed speaker lineup for its annual Supply Chain Management Summit on April 13-14 in San Francisco, CA. In partnership with Logistics Management, SCM World, and Supply Chain Management Review, the theme of this year's Summit is Proactive Supply Chain Strategies for 2010 and Beyond.

Featuring Aberdeen's Nari Viswanathan, Vice President & Principal Analyst, Supply Chain Management and Bob Heaney, Sr. Research Analyst, Supply Chain Management, the comprehensive agenda will feature the latest research and case studies demonstrating the SCM strategies that are reducing costs across the enterprise and driving business growth.

Confirmed presenters at the 2010 Supply Chain Management Summit include:

  • Burris Logistics, Edward Krupka, Jr., CIO
  • Cisco Systems, Karl Braitberg, Vice President, Demand Management
  • Fresenius Medical Care North America, Wally Stone, Vice President, Business Solutions
  • Honeywell, Seema Phull, Vice President, Supply Chain Strategy
  • Intel, Frank Jones, Vice President Technology and Manufacturing, GM Customer Fulfillment, Planning & Logistics
  • Linksys, a Division of Cisco, Mark Payne, Vice President, Operations
  • Logistics Resources International, Juan Rubio, Vice President
  • Supply Chain Network (SCN)/SLP, Jeff Ashcroft, Principal Facilitator
  • The Brick, Owen Wiberg, Vice President, Inventory and Logistics
  • Walmart, Kelly Abney, Vice President, Corporate Transportation

Aberdeen's Summit will recognize one organization as the 2010 Aberdeen Achievement Award Recipient for Best-in-Class supply chain accomplishments. The winner will be selected based on the following nomination criteria: process excellence, executive stewardship, business evolution, innovation in technology and performance excellence.

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