How Important Is AI to the Future of the Procurement in the Hospitality Industry?
Gareth Fraser | January 4, 2023
By Gareth Fraser, Vice President of Sales & Marketing Enablement, BirchStreet Systems Everywhere we turn, the impact of digital transformation is tangible and undeniable. Digital innovation has forever altered how we live, work, and connect – and the pace of this ongoing transformation seems to only accelerate with each passing year. To this effect, in the best-selling book ‘The Future Is Faster Than You Think: How Converging Technologies Are Transforming Business, Industries, and Our Lives”, Peter H. Diamandis notes that (based on futurist Ray Kurzweil’s calculations) we should expect to experience twenty thousand years of t...
BirchStreet Systems Relocates Headquarters to Las Vegas
BirchStreet Systems | February 25, 2021
(Las Vegas, NV) BirchStreet Systems announced that it has relocated its world headquarters from Newport Beach CA to Las Vegas NV, as it positions the company for growth and strengthens innovative partnerships with hospitality companies. This milestone is a major move for BirchStreet on its mission to empower organizations to make better, more accurate and confident buying and operating decisions. BirchStreet Systems powers gaming and hospitality enterprises with a comprehensive procure-to-pay business solution. “We believe this move places us in the center of the gaming industry, with close proximity to many of our customers,” says Sus...
BirchStreet Systems Hires Ex-Avendra Hospitality Supply Chain Expert Craig Selwitz as SVP Supplier Services
BirchStreet Systems, Inc. | December 1, 2020
(Newport Beach, California) - BirchStreet Systems, the market leader in P2P software for the hospitality industry, announces the addition of Craig Selwitz as Senior Vice President for Supplier Services. With more than 30 years of experience in hospitality supply chain automation, Selwitz brings a 360-degree perspective and comprehensive vision for how buyers and suppliers can partner to innovate and transform the hospitality supply chain. The addition of Selwitz to the BirchStreat team further deepens the Company’s commitment to enabling its customers and their suppliers to increase efficiency through the use of technology. “Selwitz b...
BirchStreet Systems Partners With Industry Leader Highgate on Payment Processing Solution
BirchStreet Systems | October 20, 2020
NEWPORT BEACH, California – BirchStreet Systems, the market leader in procure-to-pay software for the hospitality industry, announces it has partnered with Highgate, a leading real estate investment and hospitality management company. Through this new partnership, BirchStreet will deliver its state-of-the-art payment solution to 160 Highgate hotels worldwide. “BirchStreet’s domain expertise in both payments and hospitality procurement gave us the confidence to select them as our partner to help streamline and automate our payment processes,” said Joseph Klam, Chief Accounting Officer at Highgate. “The ease of use and fast deploym...
BirchStreet Systems Hires Key Strategic Executive Chris Orr as Chief Operating Officer
BirchStreet Systems | February 13, 2020
Seasoned executive focused on delivering successful outcomes BirchStreet customers and partners. With more than 25 years of experience, Orr has a consistent track record of creating and scaling complex operational teams across organizations while delivering optimal success to internal and external stakeholders. At Birchstreet, Orr will champion, orchestrate and advance Customer Success and Customer Support, as well delivering immediate value and great experience for customers and their locations. “Chris is a strategic executive and a visionary leader,” said Steve Markle, CEO at BirchStreet Systems, “He is also ready and able to...
Northwood Hospitality, Implements the Entire BirchStreet Systems Procure-to-Pay Automation Portfolio – Including New BirchStreet Pay – to
BirchStreet Systems, Inc. | December 4, 2019
NEWPORT BEACH, California - BirchStreet Systems, the market leader in procure-to-pay software for the hospitality industry, announces today that Northwood Hospitality has implemented BirchStreet’s full suite of modules, including new BirchStreet Pay. Northwood Hospitality already leveraged BirchStreet’s eProcurement and AP Automation modules. By adding Invoice Management, Capital Projects Management, Labor Management, and Recipe & Menu Management, Northwood Hospitality will have an end-to-end solution that improves spend compliance, drives back office efficiencies, expands food and beverage margins, and more. The company anticipate...
BirchStreet Systems Announces Jo Stanford Joins as Vice President Strategic Accounts EMEAI
BirchStreet Systems | April 3, 2019
April 3, 2019 (Newport Beach, California) — BirchStreet Systems today announced the addition of Jo Stanford to their growing team in Europe, Middle East, Africa, and India (EMEAI) region. With over 15 years of hands-on executive-level positions in hospitality operations, IT and finance at De Vere Hotels, combined with five years of leading the EMEAI and the Asia Pacific hospitality technology operations at Newmarket International and Amadeus Hospitality, Stanford brings deep knowledge of understanding customer's needs and delivering enterprise-level software and services around the world. In her new role at BirchStreet, Stanford w...
BirchStreet Systems Announces Industry Veteran Dan Hiza Joins as Managing Director for EMEA
BirchStreet Systems, Inc. | March 13, 2019
March 13, 2019 (Newport Beach, California) — BirchStreet Systems today announced the addition of Dan Hiza to the executive team as the company's Managing Director for Europe, Middle East & Africa (EMEA). With 30 years of hands-on Operations, Sales and Business Development experience at Newmarket International and Amadeus Hospitality, Hiza brings a deep background in delivering enterprise-level hospitality software and services around the world. In his new role at BirchStreet, Hiza will work directly with the company's CEO, Steve Markle, and alongside Paul Rantilla, BirchStreet's CCO, to optimize growth opportunities and satisf...
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