May 27, 2014
Accenture Receives Two 2014 SAP® Pinnacle Awards
Twenty-seven awards presented to Accenture since inception of the SAP Pinnacle program
NEW YORK; May 27, 2014 — In recognition of its strong partnership with SAP (NYSE: SAP), Accenture (NYSE: ACN) received two 2014 SAP® Pinnacle awards in the categories of “Cloud Services Provider of the Year” and “System Integrator Market Impact”. The company was also named a finalist in the “Sustainability Partner of the Year” category.
SAP Pinnacle awards are presented annually to the top SAP (NYSE: SAP) partners that have excelled in developing their partnership with SAP, helping to grow their mutual business and drive customer success around the world. The 2014 awards were presented to partners in the five categories of “Run Together”, “Run Further”, “Run Clever”, “Run Sustainably and “Customers’ Choice”, across 21 total subcategories categories. Finalists and winners were selected based on field recommendations, customer feedback and performance indicators.
“We are pleased to be recognized once again across multiple categories of SAP’s prestigious award program,” said Christophe Mouille, global managing director of SAP business, Accenture. “We are particularly proud of our distinction as Cloud Services Provider of the Year for the second year in a row. We look forward to continuing to deliver strong business value and innovation in this key area of focus for SAP.”
Accenture has received a total of 37 global and regional SAP partner awards over the last year and has won 27 SAP Pinnacle awards since 2002 when the awards were first introduced. Accenture has one of the largest practices in the world dedicated to SAP solutions, with more than 38,500 skilled professionals delivering projects each year to clients around the globe.
This year at the SAPPHIRE® NOW conference, the companies will introduce the Accenture and SAP Business Solutions Group, a new joint organization focused on rapidly accelerating the time it takes to jointly develop and deliver new industry-specific solutions based on cloud and other digital technologies. Visit Accenture in booth 600 at SAPPHIRE NOW, being held June 3-5 in Orlando, Fla.
Accenture is a global management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company, with approximately 289,000 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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Peter Y. Soh