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  • Sparta Systems Wins Supply & Demand Chain Executive’s 14th Annual “Pros to Know” Award

    HAMILTON, N.J. – March 3, 2014 – Sparta Systems, Inc., an industry pioneer and global leader in enterprise quality management solutions (EQMS), announced today that Supply & Demand Chain Executive magazine, an international B2B publication that provides mission-critical editorial to address the issues and challenges of the supply chain, has named industry solution director KR Karu a recipient of its 2014 “Pros to Know” award.

    With over 25 years experience providing technology solutions to the global life sciences industry, Mr. Karu works closely with pharmaceutical companies to identify trends and meet challenges in the global regulatory and business climates. Mr. Karu was recognized by Supply & Demand Chain Executive’s editors for his exceptional commitment to helping pharmaceutical companies better align with the supply chain as a function through the proactive publication of white papers and blog posts, as well as conducting webinars to educate customers on challenges.

    "Supply Chain is increasingly recognized as a strategic differentiator for leading small, medium and large enterprises, and Supply Chain leaders have become crucial to the success of the enterprise in meeting the challenges of what truthfully has been called a turbulent economy,” said Barry Hochfelder, editor of Supply & Demand Chain Executive. “Our Pros to Know listing highlights many of these outstanding executives and their accomplishments, and it offers a roadmap for other leaders looking to leverage Supply Chain for competitive advantage.

    Mr. Karu was also recognized for his commitment to the pharmaceutical industry and participates in various conferences and forums including DIA, PDA/FDA as well as other industry conferences, and has recently been selected to speak at INTERPHEX 2014, taking place March 18-20, 2014 in New York, New York.

    About Supply & Demand Chain Executive 

    Supply & Demand Chain Executive is the executive's user manual for successful supply and demand chain transformation, utilizing hard-hitting analysis, viewpoints and unbiased case studies to steer executives and supply management professionals through the complicated, yet critical, world of supply and demand chain enablement to gain competitive advantage. Supply & Demand Chain Executive is a publication of Cygnus Business Media. Visit us on the Web at and on smartphones and tablets at

    About Sparta Systems

    Founded in 1994, Sparta Systems is the world’s premier provider of cloud and on-premise quality management software. We offer the solutions, analytics, and expertise that speed up quality and compliance. Our solutions help to lower risk, increase efficiency, and keep consumers safe while allowing manufacturers, suppliers, and distributors to collaborate in a seamless and integrated environment. Sparta is privately owned and headquartered in Hamilton N.J, with offices across Europe and Asia. We support close to 1 million users across 700+ implementations, in more than 30 countries. Companies in life sciences, consumer products, discrete manufacturing and more, rely on Sparta.

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