February 16, 2012
Accenture Receives Three Partner Impact Awards from SAP
As a Top-Performer in Mobility, Custom Development and Business Analytics
NEW YORK; Feb. 16, 2012 — Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today announced that it has received three Partner Impact awards from SAP including: SAP® Services Partner of the Year, Mobility, North America; SAP Services Partner of the Year, Custom Development, North America; and Business Analytics Partner of the Year for the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) and Germany, Austria and Switzerland (DACH) regions.
The Partner Impact awards were presented to the top-performing SAP channel partners and SAP services partners for outstanding contributions that impact overall SAP sales and pipeline-generation goals.
Accenture was presented with its two North America awards during the SAP North America Field Kick-Off Meeting (FKOM) 2012 held in January in New Orleans. It received the award for business analytics at the SAP EMEA/DACH FKOM held in Milan, Italy, also in January.
“These awards exemplify Accenture’s commitment to helping clients adopt and extend SAP technologies to drive business change and achieve business goals,” said Mark Willford, global managing director of Accenture’s SAP business.
Nominations for all three awards were based on internal SAP sales data. A steering committee composed of regional and global SAP representatives determined winning partners in each category according to numerous criteria such as sales achievement and performance.
“Our partners’ regional, industry and solution expertise play a crucial role in driving game-changing co-innovation and expanding our market reach and customer touch points,” said John Graham, head of Volume Markets and Ecosystem & Channels, SAP America, Inc. “As a recipient of three 2012 SAP Partner Impact awards, we recognize Accenture’s commitment and efforts in developing and growing its partnership with SAP and driving customer success.”
Accenture, whose relationship with SAP expands more than thirty years, has some 34,000 professionals skilled in SAP software, and delivers more than 1,500 projects each year to clients around the globe in all industries, helping them achieve high performance.
Accenture is a global management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company with over 244,000 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$25.5 billion for the fiscal year ended Aug. 31, 2011. Its home page is www.accenture.com.
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Peter Y. Soh
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