LONDON & CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Proxima, a leading international procurement services provider, announced today that it has appointed John Mathew as Client Services Leader for the company’s North American division. The appointment reflects Proxima’s continued expansion efforts into the U.S. market.
“As a leading managed procurement services provider, we look for the most talented and experienced professionals and warmly welcome John, whom we believe is a perfect fit.”
From Proxima’s Chicago office, John will be responsible for building on the growing roster of North American clients within the Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG), Media and Entertainment, Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG) and Healthcare sectors.
“John’s appointment to our senior team amplifies Proxima’s international expansion plans, a key focus being the continued drive into American markets,” said Matthew Eatough, CEO of Proxima. “As a leading managed procurement services provider, we look for the most talented and experienced professionals and warmly welcome John, whom we believe is a perfect fit.”
John comes to Proxima from Hewlett-Packard where, as principal in the Enterprise Service group, he focused on delivery of finance, accounting and outsourcing services to large media companies such as AOL Time Warner. Prior to that, he led Ernst & Young’s Entertainment and Media Business Development function in New York where he was responsible for account planning and growing the company’s footprint, delivering advisory solutions for Fortune 100 content and distribution companies.
Proxima is a leading international procurement and sourcing services provider that takes full responsibility for handling an organization’s third party cost base on an actively managed, long-term basis. With an approach the centers on helping companies spend well and maximize value from their operations, Proxima now manages over $10 billion in operational spend from clients across a broad range of industries including consumer products, healthcare and media and entertainment. Proxima is headquartered in the UK with U.S. offices in Chicago and Los Angeles along with a significant European footprint covering the Netherlands, Belgium, France, Switzerland, Spain, Germany and the Nordics. For more information, please visit www.proximagroup.com.