Government commerce firm Onvia appoints new CEO
January 9, 2017
Onvia, an enabler of business-to-government commerce, has appointed Russ Mann as its new president and CEO.
The Seattle-based company runs a marketplace that makes it easy for businesses to work with government agencies. It is trying to bring the $2 trillion government procurement sector into the modern age of ecommerce.
“We are delighted to bring on Russ Mann to lead the next phase of Onvia’s growth,” said D. Van Skilling, chairman of Onvia, in a statement. “Russ has a proven record of growing shareholder value at technology and ecommerce companies in B2B and B2C, through sales and marketing optimization and new product innovation, as well as through strategic alliances, business development and corporate acquisitions.”