Arena Solutions CEO Named as a Supply and Demand Chain Executive Pro to Know for 2008
Foster City, Calif., Mar 18 - Arena Solutions, the leading provider of on-demand product lifecycle management (PLM) software for manufacturers of all sizes, today announced that Supply & Demand Chain Executive Magazine has named chief executive officer Craig Livingston as a 2008 Supply & Demand Chain Executive Pro to Know for his hard work and dedication to the improvement of the manufacturing industry and the supply chain, in particular.
The Supply & Demand Chain Executive Pro to Know award honors select individuals for their personal involvement in the industry and their vision of how technology enables the 21st century economy. When evaluating Livingston for this award, the selection committee considered how PLM software is being used to move Arena Solutions’ customers forward and the stellar results those companies achieve as a result. They found many examples of product manufacturers and global outsourced supply chains that have streamlined outsourcing and improved operational efficiencies and time-to-market.
“Craig Livingston has an impressive track record as a leader who has helped countless companies effectively manage their 21st century supply chains, shape and grow the PLM industry and develop a thriving PLM business for small- to medium-sized enterprises. His deep understanding of manufacturer’ needs and knowledge of the global PLM market is a huge advantage for his customers and has earned him a well-deserved honor as a 2008 Pro to Know,” said Sarah Murray, managing editor of Supply & Demand Chain Executive Magazine.
“I am honored to be included among such an influential group of leaders who understand the strategic importance of a well-functioning supply chain. For nearly 6 years, I have been committed to providing PLM solutions to small and mid-sized companies. Even after all these years and several hundred successful PLM implementations, I am still amazed to see just how much value PLM can bring to customers,” said Craig Livingston, chief executive officer of Arena Solutions. “Arena PLM has a huge impact on improving interactions and performance across the supply chain team during every step of the product development process, from concept to launch.”