Procurecon Indirect West 2018

September 24-September 26, 2018

JW Camelback Inn Resort & Spa, Scottsdale, AZ


Ara Arlslanian

Senior Vice President, Commercial Operations
Corporate United
As Senior Vice President of Corporate United, Ara is responsible for the strategic oversight of the company's portfolio of contracts and corporate business development. His efforts have shaped the concept of the modern GPO. Prior to joining Corporate United, he was a senior director at the Greater Cleveland Partnership/COSE, where he established agreements and affinity programs for small and mid-market businesses. Before that, Ara served as both a business development and operations manager for McMaster-Carr, a market leading provider, specializing in the distribution of maintenance, repair and operation (MRO) products to a variety of industries. Ara has extensive experience across indirect spend management, technical product sales and inventory management. He has also written industry reports and served on numerous panels outlining the trends in the distributed goods space. He graduated from Ohio University with a degree in business administration and earned his MBA from the Weatherhead School of Management at Case Western Reserve University.