Portland, OR — Cadence Management Corporation has selected Nike, Inc. to receive its annual award for Customer Excellence in Project Management for the implementation of Nike’s supply chain software suite at its European Headquarters in Hilversum, The Netherlands.

John Patton, President and CEO of Cadence presented the award to Hans van Alebeek, Vice President Global Operations, in Beaverton. Patton cited as the basis for the award both the magnitude of the project, and its implementation within a strict time-frame.

“Another key factor which contributed to Nike’s success was its decision to create a project for the Information Technology implementation separately from its business transition project.” said Patton.

About Cadence Management Corporation

For over 25 years, Portland, Oregon-based Cadence Management Corporation has delivered formal project management training, consulting services, and supporting project tools to leading companies and project managers around the world. Today, organizations count on Cadence to provide structure and discipline to projects, to help them deliver more with less. From Locomotives to PCs, financial services to medical equipment, spacecraft to coffee, Cadence is in the products and services that touch the world every day. Cadence Management Corporation: Connecting people worldwide and transforming businesses through project management.

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