Singapore; March 22, 2021 — Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today announced it has been recognized with SAP® APJ Awards for Partner Excellence 2021 in three categories: Intelligent Spend Management, SAP S/4HANA® Innovation and Technology Adoption. The awards were presented by SAP (NYSE: SAP) to the top-performing SAP partners in the Asia Pacific Japan (APJ) region that have made outstanding contributions to driving digital transformation for businesses that use SAP solutions. Recipients of this year’s awards have been – in partnership with SAP – helping customers adopt innovation easily, gain results rapidly, grow sustainably and run more simply with SAP solutions.
 
"We are pleased to be recognised by SAP as a top-performing partner in the APJ region. We value our partnership that has extended more than 40 years and look forward to working together to help more organisations with their digital transformation," said Pietro Pieretti, Accenture senior managing director and lead for the SAP Business Group across Asia Pacific, Africa and Middle East.
 
Selected from SAP’s wide-ranging partner base, nominations for the SAP Partner Excellence 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. Awards were presented in a variety of categories, including overall sales, innovation, technology, services and solution-specific areas.
 
"Partners across Asia Pacific and Japan play a crucial role in driving customer success through co-innovation, their strong industry expertise and ability to drive positive business benefits. The SAP Partner Excellence Awards exemplify the shared purpose, commitment and success that allow our partners, together with SAP, to help our customers thrive," said Ben Corser, senior vice president, head of channels and partners, SAP APJ. "To that end, I am pleased to recognize and congratulate Accenture as the recipient of these SAP APJ Partner Excellence Awards 2021 for Intelligent Spend Management, SAP S/4HANA Innovation and Technology Adoption. We look forward to building on this partnership in 2021."
 
Accenture received its award during the SAP Customer Success Summit 2021, a gathering of SAP executives, SAP field employees and partners. Formerly called SAP Field Kick-Off Meeting, this is SAP’s largest yearly sales meeting, intended to gain and exchange information on SAP’s strategy, sales methodology, business growth opportunities and product innovations as well as drive success during the upcoming year.
 
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