PrimeRevenue Appoints General Manager in Europe

Financial supply chain solutions provider brings on Ariba veteran, continues global expansion

Financial supply chain solutions provider brings on Ariba veteran, continues global expansion

Atlanta, GA — January 30, 2006 — Supply chain finance (SCF) solutions provider PrimeRevenue has named Emmanuel Cuvillier to be vice president and general manager for Europe as the company continues its global expansion efforts.

Based in Paris, Cuvillier brings more than 20 years of executive-level business management, financial supply chain and technology experience to PrimeRevenue, according to the solution provider.

As vice president and general manager of Europe, Cuvillier will focus on expanding the company's products and services throughout the region. He will be directly responsible for managing all aspects of the organization's European operations, including sales, marketing and business development activities.

Prior to joining PrimeRevenue, Cuvillier was director of strategic account sales for Europe at Ariba, the spend management solutions company. He also founded CD.Network, was a strategic business unit manager and divisional sales manager for Ingersoll-Rand and held various strategic planning, business management, sales and finance positions with Rhodia and Total.

"In response to rapid growth in cross-border trade and the growing need for automating global trade operations, we are expanding our international presence to assist multinational companies in optimizing their financial supply chain," said Joseph Juliano, CEO of PrimeRevenue. "Emmanuel is the ideal choice to lead our European efforts."

According to U.S. research firm Aberdeen Group: "Companies are planning to invest in trade finance-related technology to improve their ability to source or sell goods internationally&In particular, technology platforms that help companies automate and manage open accounts and vendor early-payment programs are receiving high attention."

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