SAP Awards Quality Excellence in EMEA

SAP AG (NYSE: SAP) today celebrated the 2014 regional winners of the SAP Quality Awards for the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region at a ceremony hosted at the company’s headquarters in Walldorf, Germany. The awards recognize customers across EMEA that have demonstrated excellence through the entire implementation cycle and delivered significant business benefits to their organizations.

"The SAP Quality Awards recognize customer projects for their excellence in terms of management, execution and business transformation," said Yves Le Gelard, senior vice president, Services, SAP. "These outstanding projects clearly show how our customers are redefining their businesses with SAP innovations in order to succeed in today’s very competitive and complex marketplace. I congratulate all of the finalists and customers that have been recognized by the SAP Quality Awards."

From a total of 222 nominations, 25 winners from across EMEA were shortlisted and presented to an external expert judging panel [PDF]. The projects were judged against adherence to SAP’s 10 quality principles [PDF] and achievement of business transformation and value. The winners were announced at a ceremony hosted by Yves Le Gelard and Michael Kleinemeier, regional president of DACH at SAP. They include:

  • Innovation Category
    Gold: Essex County Fire & Rescue Service, United Kingdom & Ireland, supported by Mouchel Silver: AngloGold Ashanti, Africa, supported by Accenture Bronze: Orkla Shared Services, Nordic & Baltic, supported by Ciber

  • Small Implementation Category
    Gold: BI-SAM, France, supported by CEREALOG Silver: Saudi Electricity Company (SEC), Middle East & North Africa, supported by Converge Arabia Bronze: DONG Energy A/S, Nordic & Baltic, supported by SAP

  • Medium Implementation Category
    Gold: Combined Group Contracting Co., Middle East & North Africa, supported by CSC Silver: Essex County Fire & Rescue Service, United Kingdom & Ireland, supported by Mouchel Bronze: Service de Santé des Armées, France, supported by Sopra Group

  • Large Implementation Category
    Gold: AngloGold Ashanti, Africa, supported by Accenture Silver: Mondelez Europe GmbH, Switzerland, supported by Deloitte Bronze: Asda Stores Ltd, United Kingdom & Ireland, supported by Deloitte

All of the finalists demonstrated excellent project management and execution, a strong focus on having IT and business work hand-in-hand and the ability to effectively address the requirements of the business while minimizing complexity, showing a strong commitment to drive innovation, achieve their vision and redefine their future.

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