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PHOENIX, Sept. 27, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- PRGX Global, Inc. (Nasdaq:PRGX), the world's leading provider of recovery audit services and the pioneer in Profit Discovery, hosted its first Profit Discovery Forum this week in Scottsdale, Arizona.
The three-day event brought together over 50 Finance and Accounts Payable leaders from 28 North American companies to discuss topics related to Profit Recovery, Profit Optimization and Data Analytics. Topics within the Profit Recovery track ranged from Enhancing Recovery Audit Partnerships with Merchants, to Improving Recovery Audit Documentation and Reducing Ambiguity in Vendor Agreements. Topics within the Profit Optimization track included Increasing AP Efficiency, Improving Working Capital and T&E Compliance. The Data Analytics track sensitized attendees to the Ravages of Poor Data in the Era of Big Data, highlighted Best Practices in Vendor Master Management and provided guidance on Getting Support for Finance's Data Analytics Needs.
Several industry experts spoke at the Forum, including Eric Jones, Director of Corporate Payables at Lowe's, Tom Redman, author and President of Navesink Consulting and Garrison Wynn, motivational speaker and best-selling author. In addition, several PRGX clients facilitated roundtable discussions on agenda topics that they helped shape.
"We are thrilled with the turnout at our Profit Discovery Forum," said Jim Shand, head of Client Services for the Americas. "This new format allowed attendees from our previous Retail Finance Leaders Forum and Recovery Audit Thought Leaders roundtable to gain a broader perspective on topics that impact their areas of responsibility. By adding multiple tracks and combining attendees from our predecessor events into a larger group, we believe attendees gained more insights and benefitted from additional networking," added Shand.
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About PRGX Global, Inc.
Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, PRGX Global, Inc. is the world's leading provider of recovery audit services. With over 1,600 employees, the Company operates and serves clients in more than 30 countries and provides its services to over 75% of the top 30 global retailers. PRGX is also pioneering Profit Discovery, a unique combination of audit, analytics and advisory services that improves client financial performance. For additional information, please visit PRGX at
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