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Maine Pointe Strengthens Focus on Consumer packages Goods and retail with Appointment of Burton White as EVP

Boston, Mass., March 3, 2010 – Global supply chain and operations consulting firm Maine Pointe today announced the appointment of Burton White as Executive Vice President for Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG) and Retail. White, a respected operations strategy and supply chain management specialist, will be a key player in Maine Pointe’s efforts to drive expansion to the growing CPG/Retail market segment as the firm continues to pursue its goals for growth and expansion.

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In his more than 25 years of successful leadership, White brings a powerful combination of experience in both industry and consulting, focused on industrial CPG and retail sectors. Burt has had leadership and executive roles with medium sized and global consulting firms with a strong track record of driving value to clients around the world.

At Maine Pointe, White will lead with his deep expertise in CPG/Retail to help grow Maine Pointe in this sector as practice leader. Together with Maine Pointe’s other subject matter experts, White will help the firm’s CPG/Retail clients navigate changing consumer behavior and greater competition, regulations, risk and talent management, as well as other supply chain challenges that are all impacting the industry today. “I look forward to helping Maine Pointe’s CPG/Retail clients gain deeper insights into consumer trends and supply chain issues with methods to capitalize on data analytics and an advanced level of collaboration within the partner ecosystem,” said White. “Over the course of my career, it has been my privilege to work with many Fortune 500 and mid-market clients in driving actionable value and delivering sustainable growth through the implementation of solutions that drive results.”

“Our strategy has always involved recruiting the most talented executive thought leaders with years of real-world experience in delivering meaningful results for clients,” said Steven Bowen, Founder and CEO of Maine Pointe. “Burt brings a fresh perspective in CPG/Retail and an outstanding track record of helping clients achieve sustainable growth. His appointment will prove essential in our continuing efforts to drive value in this rapidly growing and important segment.”

White has a long track record of success in driving exceptional value to clients in the CPG/Retail sector. Throughout White’s career, he has played a critical role in developing and growing new and existing supply chain practices. He has capitalized on consulting and industry experience to design operational capabilities and supply chain networks that have supported the customer’s everchanging needs by leveraging data analytics to reduce risks, increase visibility, lower costs, and gain flexibility to position for sustainable growth. His areas of expertise include developing innovative supply chain solutions, building and motivating teams of dedicated professionals, and consistently achieving sales and business development quotas.

About Maine Pointe
Maine Pointe, a member of the SGS Group, is a global supply chain and operations consulting firm trusted by many chief executives and private equity firms to drive compelling economic returns for their companies. We achieve this by delivering accelerated, sustainable improvements in EBITDA, cash and growth across their procurement, logistics, operations and data analytics. Our hands-on implementation experts work with executives and their teams to rapidly break through functional silos and transform the buy-make-move-fulfill digital supply chain to deliver the greatest value to customers and stakeholders at the lowest cost to business. We call this Total Value Optimization (TVO)â„¢.

Maine Pointe’s engagements are results-driven and deliver between 4:1-8:1 ROI. We are so confident in our work and our processes that we provide a unique 100% guarantee of engagement fees based on annualized savings.

About SGS
SGS is the world's leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company. SGS is recognized as the global benchmark for quality and integrity. With more than 97,000 employees, SGS operates a network of over 2,600 offices and laboratories around the world.

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