Elemica CTO Rich Katz Named to Forbes Technology Council

Invitation-Only Community for World Class C-Level Executives

Wayne, PA– May 09, 2018  – Elemica, the leading Digital Supply Network for process manufacturing industries, announces that CTO Rich Katz has been accepted into the Forbes Technology Council, an invitation-only community for world-class CIOs, CTOs and technology executives.

Rich Katz joins other Forbes Technology Council members, who are hand-selected, to become part of a curated network of successful peers and get access to a variety of exclusive benefits and resources, including the opportunity to submit thought leadership articles and short tips on industry-related topics for publishing on Forbes.com.

“Corporations of today need to focus on digitizing their supply chains to remain competitive and sustain profitable growth,” said Rich Katz, CTO of Elemica. “I am excited to share my expertise in digital supply chains with the Forbes Technology Council members and the broader Forbes audience.”

Scott Gerber, founder of Forbes Councils, says, “We are honored to welcome Rich Katz into the community. Our mission with Forbes Councils is to curate successful professionals from every industry, creating a vetted, social capital-driven network that helps every member make an even greater impact on the business world.”

Forbes Councils combines an innovative, high-touch approach to community management perfected by the team behind Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC) with the extensive resources and global reach of Forbes. As a result, Forbes Council members get access to the people, benefits and expertise they need to grow their businesses — and a dedicated member concierge who acts as an extension of their own team, providing personalized one-on-one support.

The Elemica Digital Network accelerates digital transformation throughout the enterprise, from procurement of raw materials to delivery to end customers. Elemica has made substantial inroads with Forbes Global 2000 corporations undergoing a merger or acquisition, because the company’s expansive footprint across process industries mean that many businesses’ trading partners are connected to the Digital Network, making it easier for them to quickly do business with each other, while reducing operating costs.

About Elemica

Elemica is the leading Digital Supply Network for the process manufacturing industries. Elemica accelerates digital transformation by replacing manual and complex approaches with efficient and reliable ones. Launched in 2000, customers like BASF, BP, Continental, The Dow Chemical Company, DuPont, The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, LANXESS, Michelin, Shell, Solvay, Sumitomo Chemical, Wacker and more process nearly $400B in commerce value annually on the network. Elemica drives bottom line results by promoting reduced cost of operations, faster process execution, automation of key business processes, removal of transactional barriers, and seamless information flow between trading partners.

About Forbes Councils

Forbes partnered with the founders of Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC) to launch Forbes Councils, invitation-only communities for world-class business professionals in a variety of industries. Members, who are hand-selected by each Council’s community team, receive personalized introductions to each other based on their specific needs and gain access to a wide range of business benefits and services, including best-in-class concierge teams, personalized connections, peer-to-peer learning, a business services marketplace, and the opportunity to share thought leadership content on Forbes.com. For more information about Forbes Technology Council, visit forbestechcouncil.com/. To learn more about Forbes Councils, visit forbescouncils.com.