Proactis welcomes former Accenture Managing Director to its Board of Directors

April 2022 - Proactis, the spend management experts, has announced that Chad Gottesman has joined the company’s Board of Directors.

Chad is a Fortune 500 leader with extensive experience in international growth strategies, sales channel expansion, complex contract negotiations and people development.

He brings significant industry expertise from his 10+ years at Accenture, where he spent most of his time as the Global Managing Director of the Sourcing and Procurement business, and as Global Leader of Sustainability for Accenture Operations.

Tim Sykes, CEO at Proactis, commented: “Chad’s move into this role is a real statement of confidence in our strategy. We are delighted to be able to call on Chad’s experience of building impactful companies as we continue our journey of substantial growth across North America, UK, France, Netherlands and DACH. Chad’s international Source-to-Pay knowledge will help inform the direction of our product roadmap and go-to-market strategies, perfectly complementing our work to become the leading international mid-market spend management solutions provider."

Chad commented: “I’m delighted to join the Proactis Board of Directors at this exciting time. Proactis is a proven high-value player, recognized by customers, partners and analysts alike. The company has huge potential to further its mid-market reach and I’m looking forward to being part of its on-going success story.”

About Proactis
Proactis is a leading spend management software provider focused on serving mid-market clients in a range of service-led industry verticals. The business offers an end-to-end range of modular Source-to-Pay capabilities deployed through its cloud-based platform, enabling customers to improve compliance, governance and control over their purchasing activities, reduce the cost of goods and services, and deliver efficiencies through digitalisation of trade and workflow automation solutions.

Proactis serves a rapidly growing client base of over 1,100 corporate and public sector bodies across the UK, US and Europe, attracted to Proactis’ value-led proposition which delivers a flexible and effective product set, rapid access to benefits, and direct local customer service throughout the relationship lifecycle.