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SAP Quality Award Winners

Find out how Surrey County Council, Telkom S.A. SOC Ltd and SABMiller Europe, the 2015/2016 regional Bronze, Silver and Gold SAP Quality Awards winners in the Fast Delivery Category successfully implemented their SAP projects.

Congratulations to all! Many companies submit excellent implementation projects for the SAP Quality Awards every year and we would like to thank all participating customers for their nominations as well as their implementation partners. The local winners in each of SAP’s 16 market units will be announced here as the winners are selected.

Austria

Business Transformation Category

  • Gold: Ottakringer Getränke AG ( supported by Scheer Austria )
  • Silver: conwert Immobilien Invest SE ( supported by SAP )
  • Bronze: ASFINAG Maut Service GmbH ( supported by Tieto Austria )


Fast Delivery Category

  • Gold: KAV-IT ( supported by SNAP Consulting )
  • Silver: BHDT GmbH ( supported by Phoron Consulting )
  • Bronze: Bundesrechenzentrum GmbH ( supported by CNT Management Consulting )


Innovation Category

  • Gold: Find Your Gap ( supported by SAP )
  • Silver: Wacker Neuson SE ( supported by cbs Corporate Business Solutions )
  • Bronze: TECHSOFT ( supported by B4B Solutions )
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Belgium and Luxembourg

Business Transformation Category

  • Gold: Ahold Delhaize ( supported by ATOS Serbia )
  • Silver: UZ Gent ( supported by Delaware Consulting )
  • Bronze: ORES ( supported by NRB-Trasys )


Fast Delivery Category

  • Gold: Bleckmann ( supported by SOA People )
  • Silver: Bekaert ( supported by Tata Consulting Services )
  • Bronze: Agfa-Gevaert NV ( supported by Cubis )


Innovation Category

  • Gold: UCB S.A./N.V. ( supported by Aptys Consulting/MAPPING sprl )
  • Silver: Terumo Europe NV ( supported by Flexso )
  • Bronze: Hubo België ( supported by Elision )
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Central and Eastern Europe

Business Transformation Category

  • Gold: Magyar Közút Nonprofit Zrt. ( supported by ERP Consulting Zrt. )
  • Silver: Albtelecom ( supported by Altima )
  • Bronze: Sąd Apelacyjny we Wrocławiu Ministerstwo Sprawiedliwości
    ( supported by KBJ S.A. )


Fast Delivery Category

  • Gold: KNYKK Ltd. ( supported by Fornax )
  • Silver: Ministry of Finance of Montenegro ( supported by Atos IT Solutions )
  • Bronze: KS Kolbenschmidt Czech Republic, a.s. ( supported by Mibcon a.s. )


Innovation Category

  • Gold: PKP Polskie Linie Kolejowe S.A. ( supported by SID Sp. z o.o. )
  • Silver: A007 d.o.o. ( supported by mStart )
  • Bronze: Telekom Slovenije d.d. ( supported by Avtenta d.o.o. )
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France

Business Transformation Category

  • Gold: Picard ( supported by PM Progress Management )
  • Silver: HUTCHINSON ( supported by Abington Advisory)
  • Bronze: AdVini ( supported by CGI )


Fast Delivery Category

  • Gold: BIOSERENITY ( supported by Ubister )
  • Silver: REXEL (supported by Visea Consulting )
  • Bronze: Cuddl'Up ( supported by N3XT )


Innovation Category

  • Gold: DEEZER ( supported by Arago Consulting )
  • Silver: BONDUELLE ( supported by Gavdi Nubbem )
  • Bronze: Alcatel-Lucent ( supported by Accenture )
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Germany

Business Transformation Category

  • Gold: Siemens AG ( supported by Atos IT Solutions and Services GmbH )
  • Silver: Sick AG ( supported by SALT Solutions GmbH )
  • Bronze: Universität Hohenheim ( supported by SAP Consulting )


Fast Delivery Category

  • Gold: Bleistahl-Produktions GmbH & Co. KG ( supported by Itelligence )
  • Silver: Staedtler Mars GmbH & Co. KG ( supported by Fujitsu TDS GmbH )
  • Bronze: Airbus DS Optronics GmbH ( supported by SAP Consulting )


Innovation Category

  • Gold: Lidl Stiftung & Co. KG ( supported by KPS Consulting )
  • Silver: Roland Berger Holding GmbH ( supported by Itelligence )
  • Bronze: Sick AG ( supported by dmc digital media center GmbH )
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Greece and Cyprus

Fast Delivery Category

  • Gold: SFAKIANAKIS SA ( supported by Deloitte Business Solutions S.A. )
  • Silver:  GENFROCO SA ( supported by GVISION )
  • Bronze:  Ionian Group ( supported by Alexander Moore SA )


Innovation Category

  • Gold:  EUROBANK ERGASIAS S.A. ( supported by SAP Hellas SA )
  • Silver:  Upstream SA ( supported by Deloitte Business Solutions S.A.)
  • Bronze:  Public Power Corporation SA ( supported by IBM Hellas )
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Iberia

Business Transformation Category

  • Gold: FERROVIAL ( supported by IBM )
  • Silver: El Corte Inglés S.A. ( supported by SAP Digital Business Services )
  • Bronze: Autopistas, an Abertis company ( supported by IBM )


Fast Delivery
Category

  • Gold: LOGISTA ( supported by Techedge )
  • Silver: FERROVIAL ( supported by IBM )
  • Bronze: ESTEVE ( supported by Everis )


Innovation
Category

  • Gold: El Corte Inglés S.A.
  • Silver: GAMESA CORPORACIÓN TECNOLÓGICA, S.A ( supported by Stratesys )
  • Bronze: SECIL ( supported by Accenture )
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Italy

Business Transformation Category

  • Gold: Marcegaglia ( supported by Capgemini Italia )
  • Silver: Leasys ( supported by Capgemini Italia )
  • Bronze: Enel ( supported by Techedge )


Fast Delivery
Category

  • Gold: SEA ( supported by Syskoplan Reply )
  • Silver: Italgen ( supported by CST Consulting )
  • Bronze: IML Group ( supported by Altea UP )


Innovation
Category

  • Gold: SAIPEM ( supported by SAP and Techedge )
  • Silver: Bauli ( supported by IBM )
  • Bronze: Dropsa ( supported by BMS )
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Netherlands

Business Transformation Category

  • Gold: Vebego International B.V. ( supported by Experis Ciber BV )
  • Silver: Koninklijke Douwe Egberts B.V. ( supported by Accenture )
  • Bronze: Mediq B.V. ( supported by Deloitte Consulting B.V. )


Fast Delivery Category

  • Gold: Remeha ( supported by Quinso )
  • Silver: Strukton Worksphere B.V. ( supported by Ciber Netherlands )
  • Bronze: Landjuweel B.V. ( supported by Goldfish ICT Services BV )


Innovation Category

  • Gold: Mediq B.V.  ( supported by Deloitte )
  • Silver: DSM Sinochem Pharmaceuticals Netherlands B.V. ( supported by
    Atos Nederland B.V. )
  • Bronze: SUEZ The Netherlands ( supported by The Next View )
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Nordic and Baltic countries

Business Transformation Category

  • Gold: AB Tetra Pak ( supported by SAP )
  • Silver: Frontica
  • Bronze: Arla Foods ( supported by Implement Consulting Group )


Fast Delivery Category

  • Gold: Wärtsilä Corporation Oyj ( supported by Neomore Consulting Oy )
  • Silver: Light Guide Optics International ( Lattelecom Technology )
  • Bronze: PFA Pension ( supported by Effective-People A/S – A GP Strategies Company )


Innovation Category

  • Gold: HKScan Oyj ( supported by Bilot Consulting Oy )
  • Silver: William Demant A/S ( supported by Effective-People )
  • Bronze: YIT Oyj ( supported by Gavdi Finland )
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Switzerland

Business Transformation Category

  • Gold: Inselgruppe Schweiz ( supported by Innflow AG )
  • Silver: SBB AG ( supported by BearingPoint )
  • Bronze: ABB Switzerland Ltd. ( supported by Gavdi Norway )


Fast Delivery Category

  • Gold: DT Swiss AG ( supported by Swisscom (Schweiz) AG )
  • Silver: JUST Schweiz AG ( supported by oneresource AG )
  • Bronze: F.Hoffmann-LaRoche AG ( supported by SAP )


Innovation Category

  • Gold: Interroll (Schweiz) AG ( supported by SAP )
  • Silver: NOVO Business Consultants AG
  • Bronze: SBB AG, RailClean ( supported by Q_PERIOR AG )
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Turkey

Business Transformation Category

  • Gold: Eczacıbaşı Tüketim Ürünleri Grubu ( supported by Acron )
  • Silver: Abdi İbrahim İlaç San. ve Tic. A.Ş. ( supported by Fiz Bilişim )
  • Bronze: Sakarya Elektrik Dağıtım A.Ş. ( supported by BTC Bilişim Hizmetleri )


Fast Delivery Category

  • Gold: Uğur Selüloz Kimya A.Ş ( supported by MBIS )
  • Silver: Erdemir Grubu ( supported by DetaySoft )
  • Bronze: Türk Telekomünikasyon A.Ş. ( supported by Accenture )


Innovation Category

  • Gold: AGT Ağaç San. ve  Tic. A.Ş. ( supported by MBIS )
  • Silver: BRİSA A.Ş. ( supported by BİMSA,SAP TR )
  • Bronze: BRİSA A.Ş. ( supported by BİMSA )
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United Kingdom & Ireland

Business Transformation

  • Gold: Kingfisher plc ( supported by SAP )
  • Silver: Greggs plc ( supported by Keytree )
  • Bronze: Colt Technology Services ( supported by SAP )


Cloud HR Innovation Category

  • Gold: Tata Steel Europe ( supported by Capgemini )
  • Silver:  Jaguar Land Rover ( supported by IBM )
  • Bronze:  Serco Group Plc ( supported by HCL )


Fast Delivery

  • Gold: Capgemini ( supported by Capgemini )
  • Silver:  BrewDog plc  ( supported by Sapphire Systems plc )
  • Bronze:  Hillarys ( supported by Birchman )


Innovation

  • Gold:  Stelrad Ltd ( supported by Gauri Ltd )
  • Silver:  John Crane ( supported by Capgemini )
  • Bronze:  Unilever PLC ( supported by everis )
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On April 6, 2016 the 2016 regional SAP Quality Awards winners across Europe, Middle East and Africa were announced. The winners were selected from amongst the 25 shortlisted SAP Quality Awards 2015 market unit Gold winners by an independent judging panel.

Business Transform Category
  • Gold: Sasol, Africa ( supported by Deloitte )
  • Silver: Sibur Holding, CIS ( supported by BDO Unicon Business Solutions )
  • Bronze: Abdullah Abdulgani & Bros.Co. W.L.L. ( supported by HICRON Sp. z.o.o )
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Fast Delivery Category
  • Gold: SABMiller Europe, CEE ( supported by Mibcon )
  • Silver: Telkom SA SOC Ltd., Africa ( supported by Accenture )
  • Bronze: Surrey County Council, United Kingdom & Ireland ( supported by Bluefin Solutions )
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Innovation Category
  • Gold: alfanar, Middle East & North Africa ( supported by Business on Demand )
  • Silver: Atos, France ( supported by SAP Ariba )
  • Bronze: RWE Global Business Services Czech Republic, CEE ( supported by KCT Data )
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SuccessFactors Innovation
  • Gold: Cargotec Corporation, Nordic & Baltic Countries ( supported by Effective-People )
  • Silver: Barry Callebaut, Belgium & Luxembourg ( supported by Accenture )
  • Bronze: Swiss Reinsurance Company Ltd., Switzerland ( supported by Effective-People )
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Regional Finalists across Europe, Middle East and Africa
On January 25, 2016 the finalists for the 2015/2016 regional SAP Quality Awards were selected from amongst the SAP Quality Awards 2015 market unit Gold winners. Each of these 25 companies presented their nominated project to an external judging panel in February 2016.

Business Transform Category
  • Africa: Sasol (supported by Deloitte)
  • Austria: Raiffeisen Bank International AG (supported by Accenture and PwC)
  • Belgium and Luxembourg: Delhaize Group (supported by NGA Human Resources)
  • C.I.S: Sibur Holding (supported by BDO Unicon Business Solutions)
  • Middle East And North Africa: Abdullah Abdulgani & Bros.Co. W.L.L. (supported by HICRON Sp. z o.o.)
  • Turkey: Sütaş Süt Ürünleri A.Ş. (supported by Vektora and SAP)
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Fast Delivery Category
  • Africa: Telkom SA SOC Ltd. (supported by Accenture)
  • Austria: D. Swarovski KG (supported by SAP)
  • Belgium and Luxembourg: UCB SA/NV (supported by IBM)
  • Central and Eastern Europe: SABMiller Europe (supported by Mibcon)
  • C.I.S: M.video Management (supported by Novardis Consulting)
  • Turkey: Mudo Satış Mağazaları A.Ş.
  • United Kingdom and Ireland: Surrey County Council (supported by Bluefin Solutions)
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Innovation Category
  • Central and Eastern Europe: RWE IT CZ, s.r.o. (supported by KCT Data)
  • C.I.S: Lenta (supported by SAPRUN Group)
  • France: Atos (supported by SAP Ariba)
  • Middle East and North Africa: alfanar (supported by Business on Demand, and Frings Informatic Solutions)
  • Netherlands: Allego (supported by Domani Business Solutions)
  • United Kingdom and Ireland: Arla Foods (supported by Rocket Consulting)
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SuccessFactors Innovation
  • Belgium and Luxembourg: Barry Callebaut (supported by Accenture)
  • France: Groupe Bel (supported by BearingPoint and Arago Consulting)
  • Iberia: BANCO SABADELL (supported by Accenture)
  • Nordic and Baltic Countries: Cargotec Corporation (supported by Effective-People)
  • Switzerland: Swiss Reinsurance Company Ltd. (supported by Effective-People)
  • Turkey: Akçansa Çimento (supported by DetaySoft)
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In Europe, Middle East and Africa all Market Unit Gold winners automatically enter the regional SAP Quality Award competition. For each of the award categories, a judging panel consisting of three independent judges, consisting of IT Thought Leaders, Analysts, SAP User Group board members and previous year’s Quality Awards winners will select the Gold, Silver and Bronze winners for the Europe, Middle East and Africa region in February 2017. The regional winners will be announced on April 6, 2017 at the regional SAP Quality Award ceremony at the SAP Headquarters in Walldorf, Germany.
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Alexandros Stratis
Research Analyst
IDC

Alexandros Stratis is a research analyst for IDC's European Enterprise Applications program. He covers market analysis, end-user research, competitive dynamics, technology trends, and custom projects in the European enterprise application markets. Alexandros examines the impact of Software-as-a-Service, embedded analytics, new application software buying centers, responsive design, and other trends impacting buying behavior. Markets of particular focus include ERP, CRM, HR, and payroll applications.

Before joining IDC, he was employed as an analyst and consultant with QS Intelligence Unit, focusing on data analysis and performance improvement for universities from around the world. Prior to this, he worked as an economic and policy analyst for Navanti Group and Sidar Global advisors.

Mike Simons
Associate Editor
ComputerWorldUK and Techworld

Mike Simons is an editorial consultant and associate editor of ComputerWorld UK and Techworld.com, two of IDG’s main professional IT publications in the UK. For more than a decade he has written extensively on IT management issues, with a particular interest in large scale IT projects, public sector IT and SAP ERP implementations and has received several awards as an IT and business journalist. He works closely with SAP’s user group community in the UK. As a writer and editor, Mike has been responsible for delivering hard hitting news and down-to-earth practical advice to IT professionals on how to do their jobs more efficiently and develop their careers more.

Mike has been on the regional judging panel for the SAP Quality Awards since their inception.

Reidun Høllesli
Director of Business Solutions
Orkla IT

Reidun Høllesli joined the Orkla Group in 2011. She is the Director of Business Solutions in Orkla IT. Orkla is a leading supplier of branded consumer goods and concept solutions to the grocery and out-of-home sectors in the Nordic and Baltic regions, Central Europe and India. The company is also a major supplier to the European bakery market and operates in the aluminum, hydropower and real estate sectors.

Reidun has held several roles since she joined the group, including being a  program manager for an SAP implementation program for Orkla Confectionary and Snacks. She was also the IT project owner when Orkla won the Nordic award and an EMEA regional award in 2013 in the Innovation category.

Before joining Orkla, Reidun worked for IBM for 13 years.

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Sajan Nair

Sajan Nair
IT Director
Herfy

Sajan is the IT Director of HERFY Food Services Company (www.herfy.com), one of the largest fast food chains and food manufacturing companies in the Middle East.

In a career spanning over 25 years, Sajan has been involved in several projects involving IT infrastructural development, strategic planning and business process re-engineering. He has managed successful SAP implementations, including project that have won MENA and EMEA Golden awards for quality.

Sajan has worked in diverse industries including construction, banking, manufacturing and trading and joined the EMEA judging panel for the SAP Quality Awards in 2015.

Torben Iversen
Business Excellence Executive
KMD

Torben Iversen is Bid Excellence Executive at KMD, which is the largest IT company in Denmark with more than 3.000 employees. KMD is privately owned and serves the local government, central government, regional and private sectors with it-solutions.

Torben has a Finance and IT background and has previously been employed as partner and management consultant for the Nordic independent ERP advisory company HerbertNathan & Co, PwC Consulting and PA Consulting Group. He has worked with project management, quality assurance and implementation of ERP systems for more than 20 years.

His involvement in a large number of SAP projects covers both the private and public sector, where he has assisted companies in all phases of the project - before acquisition, during implementation and in operation.

Torben has served as a quality advisory role for SAP implementations at many Nordic companies and has a long history of working with SAP. Torben has been judging the SAP Quality Awards for a number of years both as local judge in the Nordic and Baltic countries and as part of the Regional Judging Panel.

Wayne Johncock
SAP Independent Executive Advisory Council Member
SALACA Management Limited

Wayne Johncock is a member of the SAP Independent Executive Advisory Council and in this role advises companies on how to maximize benefit from their SAP relationship, how to maximize efficiency and how to drive down costs through standardization and simplification. Wayne has worked in 11 countries helping large companies drive value out of their SAP and technology investment, directing programs ranging from €5m to €250m in his 17 years’ experience.

Wayne was previously CIO at Centrica Corporate – the largest utility in the UK with 27 million customer relationships. He represented Centrica for 5 years on the ACCU (Advisory Customer Council Utilities) and led one of the largest SAP implementations in the Utilities sector – driving simplification and modernization into an ageing landscape over a 5 year period.

His expertise covers innovation and emerging technologies, business and IT integration, system simplification and business transformation and he is a frequent speaker on these topics. Wayne joined the regional judging panel for the SAP Quality Awards in 2014. Originally from Australia, he has lived in the United Kingdom for many years.

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Nagarajan Ramanathan

Nagarajan Ramanathan
ICT Planning and Development Manager

Nagarajan Ramanathan is a mission-oriented professional with three decades of extensive domain and SAP experience. He has successfully managed several projects in multi-cultural, multi-national environments spanning across Far East, South Asia and Middle East countries.

Naga has specialized in transformation and business process reengineering through ERP implementation in complex, medium-sized organizations across multiple business verticals, including manufacturing (electronics - processing & assembly and textiles), trading (FMCG, food and pharmaceutical), construction and oil & gas services. As a client-side program manager, Naga leads the complete project life cycle, right from strategizing, executing and optimizing the project, to assuring quality and achieving targeted business benefits.

Naga has successfully managed several implementations, which have won the SAP Quality Awards; 2010 Silver in MENA; 2013 Gold in MENA and 2014 Gold in EMEA in the medium implementation category.

He has a Bachelor of Engineering from India, an MBA in project management from USA and is a certified Project Management Professional.

Rinat Gimranov
IT Division Head
Surgutneftegas

Torben Iversen is Bid Excellence Executive at KMD, which is the largest IT company in Denmark with more than 3.000 employees. KMD is privately owned and serves the local government, central government, regional and private sectors with it-solutions.

Torben has a Finance and IT background and has previously been employed as partner and management consultant for the Nordic independent ERP advisory company HerbertNathan & Co, PwC Consulting and PA Consulting Group. He has worked with project management, quality assurance and implementation of ERP systems for more than 20 years.

His involvement in a large number of SAP projects covers both the private and public sector, where he has assisted companies in all phases of the project - before acquisition, during implementation and in operation.

Torben has served as a quality advisory role for SAP implementations at many Nordic companies and has a long history of working with SAP. Torben has been judging the SAP Quality Awards for a number of years both as local judge in the Nordic and Baltic countries and as part of the Regional Judging Panel.

Marco van de Sandt
Group as Chief Information Officer & General Manager
Alfanar

Marco van de Sandt joined the Alfanar Group as Chief Information Officer & General Manager Group IT in 2009. The Alfanar Group, headquartered in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, operates construction and manufacturing businesses, design & development centres and a host of facilities in the Middle East, India and Europe with over 22.000 employees.

Marco has over 30 years’ experience in the IT industry and was responsible for several major global IT harmonization projects with SAP solutions. He has Implemented SAP ERP, Human Resources, Business Intelligence, Customer Relationship Management amongst others, for all business functions and built a certified SAP Customer Center of Excellence. Under Marco’s leadership Alfanar Group was an early adopter of private cloud computing in Saudi Arabia. Currently he is responsible for migrating to HANA platform and extending usage of SAP Cloud Services. Before joining Alfanar Group Marco held various positions at Kraft Foods in Europe and the United States including Director IS for Supply Chain, Global Technology & Quality and Product Lifecycle Management.

In 2015 Alfanar Group were the Gold SAP Quality Award winners in the Middle East and Africa market unit and at the regional EMEA level in the Innovative category.
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Andreas Flik

Andreas Flik
Executive Advisor 

Andreas Flik headed the SAP-strategy management at EnBW AG on group level for more than 10 years. He normatively influenced EnBW todays SAP-strategy and service structures. He graduated from Karlsruhe University with a Master-degree in Mechanical Engineering in 1991. He started his career as entrepreneur focusing on information technology, engineering and later focused on the optimization of grid operations and maintenance for municipal utilities.

In 1995 he joined Badenwerk AG (one of the predecessors of EnBW AG). As a visionary idea, he designed templates for SAP-based best-practice-implementations in Operations- and Maintenance- processes. The usage of new service structures enabled EnBW to provide 3rd-party-business at an early stage. Later on he was responsible for merging the IT- and process landscape of Badenwerk AG and EVS to build todays EnBW AG in 1999.

Subsequently he was promoted head of IT-development department and SAP Customer Competence Center at EnBW Services Company and finally was appointed in 2006 head of strategy division “SAP management” at EnBW group level. Today, Andreas Flik acts as Executive Advisor with current focus on Co-Innovation topics between EnBW and SAP with respect to the energy-turnaround.

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