Monday, October 27th, 2014

Global supply chain qualification leader, BROWZ, is announcing a deepening expansion of Australian operations with the recent hire of Owen West. In recent years, BROWZ has experienced significant global growth. BROWZ offers localised support around the world and supports the APAC region through its offices in Perth and Sydney.

“Mr. West has extensive experience in procurement, and specifically contractor prequalification.  We are pleased to have his leadership as Managing Director of BROWZ operations in Australia, New Zealand, and Asia Pacific, The addition of this key role further solidifies our commitment to the Asia Pacific region.” says Elaine Beitler, CEO BROWZ.

West’s previous experience includes leadership roles as the Chief Procurement Officer for organisations in both the mining and electricity utility sectors as well as senior procurement experience in government and service related industries. 

“There is a growing need for contractor capability solutions and assessments worldwide,” says West. “Having experienced this need first hand, I have been impressed by the BROWZ team and their ability to deliver SCM solutions tailored to their customer’s unique qualification challenges.”

BROWZ is currently the largest provider of supplier qualification solutions to the global mining industry, with additional leadership in many additional industries including manufacturing, chemicals, pharmaceutical, entertainment, and power generation. This demonstrated leadership attracts Fortune 100 industry leaders who select the BROWZ contractor management system for its flexible, global capabilities and proven reputation for service excellence.

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About BROWZ:

BROWZ ensures that supply chains are safe, qualified, and socially responsible by delivering a comprehensive solution to prequalify, assess, and monitor supply chain compliance based on the unique needs of your business. The BROWZ product suite addresses global supply chain needs related to qualifying your supply chain, addressing risk, managing employee-level data, conducting safety auditing, and sourcing new suppliers.


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