January 15, 2014

Accenture Receives SAP® APJ Regional Partner Excellence Award 2014 in the Category “Global Services”

Award Presented at SAP Field Kick-Off Meeting Singapore

Singapore; Jan. 15, 2014 Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today announced it is the recipient of the SAP® APJ Regional Partner Excellence Award 2014 in the category “Global Services.” Awards were presented by SAP (NYSE: SAP) to the top-performing SAP alliance partners in the Asia Pacific Japan (APJ) region that have made outstanding contributions that impact overall SAP sales and pipeline-generation goals. Accenture received its award during the SAP Field Kick-Off Meeting Singapore (SAP FKOM Singapore), held Jan. 13-15.

“Accenture has been a strategic alliance partner of SAP’s for more than three decades, and we are very proud of our relationship and the value that we are able to deliver to clients through their technologies,” said Brett Hayes, managing director and SAP alliance lead for Accenture in Asia Pacific. “This award is great recognition of the investment and impact we have had on clients in Asia Pacific and Japan.”

Selected from SAP’s wide-ranging Asia Pacific Japan alliance partner base, nominations for the SAP APJ Regional Partner Excellence Awards were based on internal SAP sales data. A steering committee composed of regional and global SAP representatives determined winning alliance partners in each category according to numerous criteria such as sales achievement and performance. Awards were presented in a variety of categories, including overall sales, innovation, technology, services and solution-specific areas.

“SAP congratulates Accenture as the recipient of the SAP APJ Regional Partner Excellence Award 2014 for Global Services,” said Anthony McMahon, senior vice president, Ecosystem and Channels, SAP APJ. “Alliance partners extend our ability to bring SAP innovation to more customers and add their proven solutions to serve our customers in the region. Together with Accenture, we are helping customers transform their business and delivering the innovation that fuels revenue and growth.”

Accenture, whose relationship with SAP spans more than thirty years, has some 38,000 professionals skilled in SAP technology who deliver on projects for clients around the globe in all industries, helping them achieve high performance.

SAP FKOM Singapore is an annual gathering of SAP executives, SAP field employees and alliance partners. It is SAP’s largest yearly sales meeting, intended to drive success during the upcoming year. Colleagues across the region gathered in Singapore to gain and exchange updated information on SAP’s strategy, sales methodology, best practices, business growth opportunities and product innovations. This year’s SAP FKOM Singapore hosted over 3,000 attendees from the region.

About Accenture
Accenture is a global management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company, with approximately 281,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries. Combining unparalleled experience, comprehensive capabilities across all industries and business functions, and extensive research on the world’s most successful companies, Accenture collaborates with clients to help them become high-performance businesses and governments. The company generated net revenues of US$28.6 billion for the fiscal year ended Aug. 31, 2013. Its home page is www.accenture.com.

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