Responsibilities include managing business development, marketing, and Healthcare Cost Containment program
CHICAGO, March 28, 2016 - Prime Advantage, the leading group purchasing organization for midsized manufacturers, announced today the appointment of Mike McDonald as Executive Vice President, Business Development. Mr. McDonald most recently served as Vice President of Business Development for Prime Advantage.
"Mike's leadership skills, innovation and foresight have enabled Prime Advantage to grow exponentially. With more than 750 Member Companies in 1,900 manufacturing locations, we have expanded into new markets and have broadened our portfolio of services offered to Members, helping them to continually reduce costs," said Louise O'Sullivan, founder, chairman and CEO of Prime Advantage.
McDonald joined Prime Advantage in 2000 as a regional account manager, and has been leading the company's business development and marketing efforts since 2007. He was named a Supply & Demand Chain Executive Pro to Know for four consecutive years.
Prior to joining Prime Advantage, Mike spent time with Welded Tube Company of America as well as the financial services division of Bank One in various sales and sales management roles. He has a BBA in Business and Marketing from Grand Valley State University and his MBA from the Mendoza College of Business at the University of Notre Dame.
About Prime Advantage
Founded in 1997, Prime Advantage is a group purchasing organization for manufacturers with more than 750 Members and 125 Endorsed Suppliers. Over the past 19 years, Prime Advantage has paid more than $180 million in rebates and discounts to its Members. For more about Prime Advantage and its cost savings programs, solutions and services, visit primeadvantage.com.