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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates and RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., April 25, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- JAGGAER, the world’s largest independent spend management company, was named winner of the “Most Innovative Technology” category in the Procurement Middle East Industry Recognition Awards held on 24 April in the Kingdom of Bahrain. The awards were introduced this year at the third edition of the Procurement Middle East Conference, which is supported by the Tender Board Bahrain. The awards are designed to celebrate achievements in the procurement function throughout the region.
JAGGAER’s submission featured the JAGGAER ONE Spent Management Platform, which was officially launched in the Middle East just two days earlier. Hossam Refaat, Managing Director for JAGGAER Middle East and North Africa collected the Award from H.E. Eng. Basim Bin Yacob Al Hamer, Chairman of Bahrain Tender Board and Dr Mohamed Bahzad, Secretary General, Bahrain Tender Board.
Bahrain has been driving technological change in procurement. In his keynote speech to the conference, Mr. Al Hamer highlighted the role of procurement leaders in strengthening supply chain resilience, safeguarding their brands from third-party risk, and cultivating new sources of innovation.
“The JAGGAER ONE Spend Management Platform integrates the most innovative procurement software on the market, yet the proposition is clear and simple: All Processes, All Spend, One Platform. Our mission is to empower procurement professionals by simplifying, streamlining and automating business processes. And this clearly appealed to the judges,” commented Hossam Refaat.
“It’s been a busy week for the JAGGAER Tejari United Arab Emirates team, with some great opportunities across the three days,” added Refaat.
The Middle East is a high growth region for JAGGAER Tejari, which is committed to supporting the region’s business, and boosting the local economy through innovative technology. The company is working closely with the Kingdom’s digital transformation efforts as it embraces the latest generation of smart procurement systems, commonly referred to as Procurement 4.0.
About JAGGAER: Global Source to Pay Spend Management Solutions
JAGGAER is the world’s largest independent spend management company, with over 2000 customers connected to a network of 3.7 million suppliers in 70 countries, served by offices located in North America, Latin America, throughout Europe, the United Kingdom, Australia, Asia, and the Middle East. JAGGAER offers complete SaaS-based Source to Pay eProcurement solutions with advanced Spend Analytics, Sourcing, Supplier Management, Contract Lifecycle Management, Savings Tracking, and intelligent workflow capabilities. JAGGAER has pioneered spend solutions for over two decades and continues to lead the innovation curve by listening to customers and analyzing the market. Our solution suites are trusted by the world’s largest manufacturing, education, health care, retail, consumer package goods, logistics, construction, utilities companies and public service organizations. Additionally, JAGGAER holds 37 patents–more than any other spend management company. www.JAGGAER.com
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