ATLANTA, GA--(Marketwire - Feb 10, 2012) - Spend Management Experts today announced that founder and CEO John Haber has received the Supply & Demand Chain Executive's 2012 "Pros to Know" award in the provider category. The Pros to Know Awards recognize supply chain executives and manufacturing and non-manufacturing enterprises who are leading initiatives to help prepare their companies' supply chains for the significant challenges of today's business climate.

"This year our annual list of Provider Pros to Know showcases the individuals who are helping supply chain companies weather a difficult economy," said Barry Hochfelder, editor of Supply & Demand Chain Executive. "Their efforts in developing the tools, processes and knowledge base necessary for the supply chain community to meet these challenges have earned them a place on this year's Provider Pros listing."

"Spend management is a new but growing field that is helping many supply chain companies to better manage their costs in these tough economic times," said John Haber, founder and CEO of Spend Management Experts. "The fact that Supply & Demand Chain Executive has included me in their 2012 Pros to Know list is a terrific endorsement of the value that we work so hard to bring to our clients."

The full list of winners will be published in the March issue of Supply & Demand Chain Executive magazine.

About Spend Management Experts
Spend Management Experts (SME) is a proven global spend management consulting company with over a decade of experience in helping organizations streamline costs across their supply chains. By utilizing proprietary models, the most up to date market intelligence and complex strategies, SME drives significant profit enhancement for today's leading supply chain organizations. SME works with more than 100 companies including Barnes & Noble, Canon USA, Michaels Department Stores, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Ferragamo, Lionsgate Media and Tumi.

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