FreeFlow Executive Recognized as Outstanding Alumnus
John Kenny Receives Prestigious Shape the Future Award from the Wisconsin School of Business
SAN JOSE, California (PRWEB) November 05, 2012
FreeFlow, the award-winning provider of inventory asset management technology and services, announced this week that company president John Kenny has been recognized by the Wisconsin School of Business, earning the school's prestigious Shape the Future Volunteer award. In its inaugural year, the award recognizes alumni who have given time and expertise to help create transformational experiences for Wisconsin School of Business students. Also recognized were Westlake Chemical executive Don Condon, Jr. and Procter & Gamble executive Ann Schwister.
“I am honored to recognize these incredible alumni of the Wisconsin School of Business,” Dean François Ortalo-Magné said. “Our alumni are our greatest asset, and I enjoy any opportunity to celebrate their successes and contributions to our school and the world.”
Currently serving as chair of the Executive Advisory Board of the UW Madison Grainger Center for Supply Chain Management, Kenny has personally driven industry-academic interaction, helping to place Wisconsin School of Business students in internships and full-time positions. Over a span of 30 years, Kenny has served on numerous Wisconsin School of Business boards, has guest lectured at the Grainger Center for Supply Chain Management, and has assisted with organizing and financing global industry study abroad tours for students.
“We are pleased to have one of our own recognized alongside industry leaders, acknowledging years of service above and beyond the workplace,” commented FreeFlow CEO Alan Scroope. “From his Vietnam military service as a young man to his volunteer work with the Wisconsin School of Business and Grainger Center for Supply Chain Management as a senior executive, John Kenny has given generously of his time, creating improvement opportunities and opening doors, helping students reach their maximum potential.”
FreeFlow has a long-standing commitment to education and charitable giving, including the building of a primary school for Massai Mara children in Esupetai, Kenya, through the BuildAfricanSchools foundation. Under the leadership of FreeFlow President John Kenny, FreeFlow hosted Ireland-based business international student exchanges for Wisconsin School of Business students in 2007 and 2012.
FreeFlow's technology and services combine to provide a new approach for enterprises to reach the global secondary market with surplus and returns inventory. Hosted online B2B auction technology, pre-auction market research and pricing advisory and post-auction financial settlement, all on a pay-as-you-go basis. This end-to-end solution has transformed the way enterprises view and manage surplus inventory.
FreeFlow has proven to be a successful partner by addressing its clients' needs to build secure alternative channels for surplus inventory. Slow-moving, aging or end-of-life finished goods as well as consumer returns sold as-is, or refurbished, represents a multi-million dollar market for FreeFlow's Global 2000 customers. For further information please see http://www.freeflow.com.
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