May 29, 2018

Accenture Wins Three 2018 SAP® Pinnacle Awards Based on Outstanding Contributions and Dedication to Teamwork

NEW YORK; May 29, 2018 — Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has received three 2018 SAP® Pinnacle Awards, bringing the total earned by Accenture to 38. Each year, SAP presents these awards to top partners that have excelled in developing and growing their partnership with SAP and helping customers run more efficiently. This year’s accolades include:

“Accenture is honored to be the winner of three SAP Pinnacle Awards for 2018, as it demonstrates our commitment to helping our clients achieve success through our long-standing and deep alliance with SAP,” said Christophe Mouille, senior managing director and Global SAP Business Group Lead at Accenture. “By co-innovating and co-developing with SAP, Accenture has helped to accelerate development of SAP’s core products, while also developing new industry cloud solutions. Recognition for our work with SAP Hybris and SAP S/4HANA reinforces the results from our unique collaboration to achieve flexible, intelligent solutions for our clients.”

The SAP S/4HANA Partner of the Year – Co-Development award recognizes an alliance SAP partner for its outstanding collaboration to co-develop, extend, and jointly go to market with SAP S/4HANA Industry Solutions. For more than two years, Accenture and SAP have joined forces in the core and industry development and go-to-market of SAP S/4HANA. Accenture is working with clients including Celsia, Orkla and The Hershey Company to implement SAP S/4HANA as part of a digital transformation.

The SAP Value Assurance Partner of the Year recognizes an SAP partner for its impact on the success of its customers using SAP S/4HANA through SAP Value Assurance service packages. The Accenture Intelligent Enterprise Platform embeds SAP Model Company services - prepackaged, ready-to-use, end-to-end reference services tailored to an industry or line of business. SAP Value Assurance service packages are also delivered in collaboration with Accenture and address all project phases.

Accenture also recently won the SAP® Ariba® EMEA South Partner of the Year award. This award was presented by SAP Ariba to the top-performing partner in the EMEA South region that made outstanding contributions to driving customer digital transformation.

“The open partner ecosystem of SAP has more depth, talent and expertise than any ever created in the technology industry,” said Bill McDermott, CEO of SAP. “I could not be prouder of the great partners who earned this prestigious recognition for their commitment to our customers.”

Winners and finalists in 29 categories were chosen based on recommendations from the SAP field, customer feedback and performance indicators, including two Customers’ Choice awards, which recognize customer-nominated SAP partners.

SAP Pinnacle Awards shine a spotlight on SAP’s partners’ remarkable contributions, acknowledging their dedication to teamwork, innovative approach and capacity to challenge what is possible to help customers achieve their goals. Award winners will be formally recognized at the SAP Global Partner Summit in Orlando, Fla. on June 4. The SAP Global Partner Summit is held in conjunction with SAPPHIRE NOW® and ASUG Annual Conference, the largest global business technology event, hosted by SAP and ASUG June 5-7.

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