Aravo Leads Key Sessions at ProcureCon USA 2010

Executive from the Leading Provider of Supplier Lifecycle Management Moderates Panels on Global Sourcing & Sustainability

SAN FRANCISCO, CA, September 14, 2010 – Aravo, the leading provider of Supplier Lifecycle Management solutions, today announced that Doug Markle, Aravo’s Vice President of Global Sales, will lead 2 key sessions at ProcureCon USA in Dallas.

The first session: “Global Sourcing Hotspots: Evaluating Emerging Market Movements” will explore the rapidly changing sourcing environment in emerging markets and will feature panelists from companies such as Tyco International, FMC Technologies, Xerox Corporations, and Panjiva. The second session: “Driving Sustainability – The Role Of SRM And Procurement” will explore the links between achieving enterprise sustainability objectives and global supplier information management (SIM) best practices, and will include panelists from MeadWestvaco Corporation, Verizon and Supply Chain & Demand Executive Magazine. In addition, Aravo will also be an event sponsor and will host a reception for ProcureCon attendees.

“We are thrilled to be provided with an opportunity to present at ProcureCon 2010 where experts from across our industry will gather to share their ideas and best practices,” said Robert Shecterle, Vice President of Marketing for Aravo. “Sourcing from emerging markets is an issue that affects every enterprise interested in diversifying its sources of supply. Aravo’s experience helping global customers manage supplier risk and performance will add a unique perspective to the panel. In addition, as a leader in supplier sustainability issues and solutions, Aravo is excited to lead the sustainability panel of industry veterans in what will undoubtedly be a lively discussion about this very topical subject.”

About Aravo

The world’s best-run businesses utilize Aravo’s Cloud-based Supplier Lifecycle Management solutions and Supplier Risk Services to find and manage trading partner relationships, reduce supply chain risk, ensure global regulatory compliance and lower the cost of managing suppliers by up to 72%. Aravo launched the market’s first SIM/SLM solution in 2004 and has been the leading innovator in the space ever since. Customers such as General Electric, Accenture, and Boston University rely on Aravo to manage information and processes for over 2 million global suppliers. Aravo is based in San Francisco, with offices in Chicago, Dallas, New York, Portland, Monterrey, Mexico and Ahmedabad, India, and is backed by over $50 million in investment from Cisco Systems, Big Sky Partners, and others.