PHOENIX, AZ--(Marketwired - March 01, 2016) -  Gabriel Gabaldon, Chief Technology Officer of PROACTIS Group, a global Spend Control and eProcurement solution provider, has been named a Supply & Demand Chain Executive 2016 Provider Pro to Know. With over fifteen years of industry experience, Gabaldon joins an elite group of procurement professionals recognized by their peers for sourcing and procurement excellence.

As Chief Technology Officer for PROACTIS Group, Gabaldon leads all technology-related processes and plays an integral role in setting the organization's strategic direction, development and future growth. Under his leadership, the PROACTIS team provides organizations with the tools, processes, resources and expertise they need to foster innovation, boost efficiency and deliver savings to the bottom line. This approach has led to significant customer savings, including more than $25M by a major pharmacy retailer which partners with the PROACTIS managed sourcing team to source its most complex and strategic categories.

"Traditional spend control technology and support models are struggling to keep pace with the demands and speed of today's business environment. Procurement and finance teams need a partner that enables them operate in a faster, more scalable and smarter manner," said Gabriel Gabaldon, CTO of PROACTIS Group. "This recognition from Supply and Demand Chain Executive is a testament to our company's mission to deliver intuitive, modular software and services. Our strategy allows clients to quickly adopt the tools and processes they need to navigate today's most pressing challenges to improve bottom-line performance."

The Pros to Know Awards recognize supply chain executives, and manufacturing and non-manufacturing enterprises that are leading initiatives to help prepare their companies' supply chains for the significant challenges of today's business climate. This year's list includes the 2016 Providers Pros to Know-individuals from software firms and service providers, consultancies or academia, who have helped their supply chain clients or the supply chain community at large prepare to meet these challenges-and Practitioner Pros, who do the same within their own companies.


PROACTIS is a global Spend Control and eProcurement solution provider. Over 800 organizations across 90 countries use PROACTIS software and services to transform their procurement, purchase-to-pay and accounts payable processes to deliver greater bottom-line value.

  • PROACTIS Solutions for Finance enable organizations to streamline the purchase-to-pay process, eliminate labor-intensive manual registration of invoices, speed up invoice matching and approvals, and gain control of "after-the-event" purchase claims.
  • PROACTIS Solutions for Procurement help organizations to automate the full buying cycle from improving the way they find, evaluate and engage suppliers to increasing "on-contract" spending and enabling more effective collaboration with their trading network.

Widely used in mid-to-large sized organizations across private, public and not-for-profit sectors, PROACTIS is routinely integrated with existing ERP and financial systems.

PROACTIS was founded in 1996 and floated on the London Stock Exchange in 2006 (AIM: phd). Headquartered in the UK with operations in North America, Benelux and Asia Pacific, PROACTIS has an extensive accredited global partner network.

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