JAGGAER Announces General William Gus Pagonis as Keynote at NextLevel 2012 Annual Conference

Retired U.S. Army General, Business Leadership Author, Lecturer and World-Renowned Supply Chain Expert Will Discuss Leadership Lessons

Cary, NC, November 10, 2011, JAGGAER , a leading provider of on-demand strategic procurement and supplier management solutions, today announced the keynote speaker at its increasingly popular annual NextLevel 2012 customer conference.

Taking place February 19-22 at the Doral Golf Resort & Spa in Miami, Florida, NextLevel is the procurement industry’s signature event for conversation and collaboration around the challenges, successes and future of strategic source-to-settle initiatives. NextLevel features the industry’s most innovative users and thought leaders discussing and sharing ideas, best practices and new ways to drive true costs savings through the use of technology.

William (Gus) Pagonis is presently serving as the Vice Chairman of the Board, Genco (supply chain solution) based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Previously, Pagonis served as Executive Vice President of Logistics for Sears, Roebuck and Co. and was responsible for all supply chain functions including the flow of inventory from vendor to store, transportation, distribution, international logistics, home delivery services and the integration of information systems. He functioned as the single point of contact for all of Sears Supply Chain and directed logistics for more than 2,500 stores, and a network of strategically positioned distribution centers.

Prior to joining Sears, Pagonis served in the U.S. Army for 29 years, retiring with the 3-star rank of Lieutenant General. Pagonis is widely recognized for his logistical achievements, particularly during Desert Shield/Desert Storm. As General Schwarzkopf’s logistics commander, he functioned as the single point of contact and was responsible for all logistics (food, shelter, fuel, ammunition, transportation, contracting) for the Gulf War. He has also written the business bestseller “Moving Mountains: Lessons in Leadership and Logistics from the Gulf War.”

“The secret to logistics is never to lose sight of who the customer is,” said Pagonis. “NextLevel is a conference that revolves around the world of the customer, including their successes and their pain points. These customers are already leaders, putting supply chain and procurement at the forefront of their organizations. I am truly looking forward to this event.”

The agenda for NextLevel 2012 will be posted shortly. Session topics include Supplier Relationship Management, The Vision for Integrated AP and Procurement, Best Practices for Sourcing Director and Efficient Ordering. Please stay tuned to http://www.nextlevelannualconference.com for updates.


JAGGAER is a leading provider of an integrated, web-based end-to-end eProcurement solution that enables users to realize significant efficiencies and savings on their purchases of indirect goods and services. JAGGAER’s unique industry segment expertise and innovative “source-to-settle” approach to eProcurement enables Fortune 1000 companies and organizations in the higher education, life sciences, healthcare and public sector markets, as well as other industries, to identify savings opportunities they may otherwise have missed, while improving contract management, compliance and supplier management. JAGGAER’s solutions help customers turn spending into a source of savings. Join the conversation on our blog, The Open Kitchen, http://www.jaggaer.com/blog.

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