Four OMNIA Partners Leaders Recognized With Significant Supply & Demand Chain Award

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FRANKLIN, TN – March 18, 2020 - Supply & Demand Chain Executive named four leaders of OMNIA Partners to its annual listing of the 2020 Pros to Know in the supply chain industry. This list includes Senior Vice President of Private Sector, Ara Arslanian, Managing Director, West, Dustin Cochran, Managing Director, Central, Robert Mietus, and Regional Director, Northern Illinois, Scott Dever.

The recipients from OMNIA Partners were selected among more than 500 entries for the 2020 Pros to Know Awards for their achievements as trusted advisors and industry leaders that provide innovative solutions for delivering financial and strategic value in the supply chain community.

The Pros to Know Awards recognize supply chain executives, and manufacturing and non-manufacturing enterprises, that are leading initiatives to help prepare their companies’ supply chains for the significant challenges of today’s business climate.

The 2020 OMNIA Partners Pros to Know Awards recipients are all experienced procurement individuals who were awarded for their following accomplishments:

Ara Arslanian, Senior Vice President, Private Sector
Arslanian has been named a 2020 Pros to Know winner by Supply and Demand Chain Executive for the sixth time for his continued success in the strategic oversight of OMNIA Partners, Private Sector and driving greater market penetration and expansion of the GPO model to deliver more effective solutions to both direct and indirect procurement groups.

Dustin Cochran, Managing Director, West
Cochran has leveraged 10+ years of experience in the procurement space to help companies meet their goals through enhanced savings and optimized resource allocation. This is the third year that Cochran has been honored as a Pros to Know winner in recognition of his leadership in helping organizations to improve the efficiency of their supply chains to meet changing customer expectations.  

Robert MietusManaging Director
Central - Mietus has over 15 years of experience in managing supply chain and procurement initiatives, identifying over $600 million in cost reductions and value improvements from supply chain strategies. This will be his second time being honored as a Pros to Know winner.

Scott Dever, Regional Director, Northern Illinois
Dever was recognized for the first time as a Pros to Know winner for his invaluable efforts in driving value and growth in businesses. The majority of Dever’s career prior to OMNIA Partners was spent creating and transforming procurement and strategic sourcing in Fortune 500 companies.

Leaders of OMNIA Partners have been honored with Pros to Know Awards for the past 10+ years.

The complete list of Pros to Know winners can be found at or you can find it in the print issue of Supply Chain & Demand Executive Magazine that is set to be published in April 2020.

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