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RapidRatings Appoints Supply Chain Industry Veteran, Bob Burns, as Managing Director, Supply Chain Solutions

August 2, 2022

RapidRatings—the leading provider of financial health data and analytics—announced the appointment of Robert (Bob) Burns as Managing Director for Supply Chain Solutions. As a seasoned professional in the supply chain space, Bob will work directly with enterprise companies to help advance their supply chain and risk management programs and build greater financial health transparency with their partners.

“I am deeply honored to join such a passionate, forward-looking organization that is leading the pack in supply chain risk assessment,” said Bob. “I have personally worked with RapidRatings on the other side as an Enterprise Client and have seen the real-time benefits they bring to a corporation and its suppliers. There is immense value in the work RapidRatings does for both small private businesses and Fortune 500 companies, and I look forward to having a hand in it.”

Before joining RapidRatings, Bob was Director of Supply Chain Enterprise Procurement at General Dynamics Mission Systems and served as an adjunct member of the General Dynamics Corporate Supply Chain Council. Bob has over thirty-six years of progressive technology management experience in DOD, DHS and Public Safety, with tremendous experience in supply chain risk, operations, and program management.

“I can speak for RapidRatings as a whole when I say we are thrilled to have Bob join the team and lend his practitioner’s perspective to supply chain risk,” said RapidRatings Chairman & CEO, James Gellert. “Bob knows our solution well. He understands the nuances of financial health analytics and knows how to secure a return on investment to our clients. I am confident that Bob’s expertise will pave the way for the creation and growth of dynamic risk management strategies and processes.”


About RapidRatings

RapidRatings® sets the standard for financial health transparency between business partners, transforming the way the world’s leading companies manage enterprise and financial risk. RapidRatings provides the most sophisticated analysis of the financial health of public and private companies in over 140 countries worldwide. The company’s predictive analytics provide insights into how suppliers, vendors, and other third parties are likely to perform. For more information, visit

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