Kimberly-Clark Professional Selects PROS to Support Sales Effectiveness with Big Data Applications
August 6, 2012
HOUSTON & LONDON – PROS® (NYSE: PRO), a world leader in pricing and revenue management software, today announced that Kimberly-Clark Professional (KCP) has selected PROS big data applications to support its sales effectiveness initiatives and growing European business.
KCP manufactures and distributes products that focus on creating safe workplaces. It serves companies across a number of industries, including food processing, food services, grocery, health care, lodging, manufacturing, office buildings and scientific environments.
“At KCP, we provide products to a number of businesses that look to us to help them create healthy workplaces,” said KCP European Pricing Lead Phil Hall. “We conducted a highly competitive evaluation of providers and selected PROS based on its industry experience, product capabilities and people. PROS complete integration capabilities with SAP and its partnership approach throughout the evaluation process demonstrated a thorough knowledge of our requirements.”
“Today’s business climate requires that companies respond quickly to their customers, with knowledge of their businesses and products that meet their specific requirements,” said PROS General Manager for Europe, the Middle East and Africa Rob Glenn. “PROS helps companies outperform by helping them understand customer behaviors and translating their big data into improved sales effectiveness. We are honored to have been selected by KCP and to provide the company with new capabilities to support its business growth.”
To learn more about PROS, visit the website at www.prospricing.com.
Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE: KMB) is a leading global manufacturer of tissues, personal care and health care products. Kimberly-Clark Professional provides tissue and towel products, skin care products and industrial wipers for workplace settings.
PROS Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: PRO) is a big data software company that helps customers outperform in their markets by using big data to sell more effectively. We apply 27 years of data science experience to unlock buying patterns and preferences within transaction data to reveal which opportunities are most likely to close, which offers are most likely to sell and which prices are most likely to win. PROS offers big data solutions to optimize sales, pricing, quoting, rebates and revenue management across more than 30 industries. PROS has implemented more than 600 solutions in more than 55 countries. The PROS team comprises more than 700 people around the world. To learn more, visit www.pros.com.
This press release contains forward-looking statements, including statements about the functionality and benefits of pricing software to organizations generally as well as the functionality and benefits of PROS software products. The forward-looking statements contained in this press release are based upon PROS historical experience with pricing and big data software and its current expectations of the benefits of pricing and big data software for organizations that implement and utilize such software. Factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those described herein include the addressability of an organization’s pricing and revenue management needs, the risks associated with PROS developing and enhancing products with the functionality necessary to deliver the stated results and the risks associated with the complex implementation and maintenance of pricing and big data software such as PROS software products. Additional information relating to the uncertainty affecting the PROS business is contained in PROS filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. These forward-looking statements represent PROS expectations as of the date of this press release. Subsequent events may cause these expectations to change, and PROS disclaims any obligations to update or alter these forward-looking statements in the future, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.
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