SAP SuccessFactors President Mike Ettling Named 2017 HR Provider Superstar


WALLDORFSAP SE (NYSE: SAP) today announced that HRO Today Global magazine has named SAP SuccessFactors* President Mike Ettling a 2017 HR Provider Superstar for his work in helping human resources (HR) organizations around the world digitally transform.

“We are excited to honor SAP for its accomplishments and leadership,” HRO Today CEO Elliot Clark said. “At this point in the evolution of HR, I believe the impact of its contributions cannot be overstated. HR professionals are relied upon to contribute to the bottom line, and they create building blocks that drive the direction of their companies for years to come. Employee engagement and culture are more important than ever before, and HR is advancing these areas at many organizations across the globe.”

A seasoned executive with global experience in human capital and financial management, Ettling manages SAP HR business lines, including cloud-based SAP SuccessFactors and on-premise SAP ERP Human Capital Management solutions, which enable HR teams to focus on high-value tasks that attract, retain and develop the best talent. For example, the SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central solution helps simplify and transform HR processes and delivers global compliance across 82 countries, and the SAP SuccessFactors Learning solution helps ensure employees develop the rights skills to prepare them for future business demands.

“Attracting and engaging top talent has never been more important for businesses, so today’s HR teams need innovative human capital management solutions that match the expectations of the workforce,” Ettling said. “Our customers around the world benefit from flexible, modern solutions and the impact they have in creating all-in workforces globally. The most successful companies view HR as a strategic partner, and we’re delighted to be recognized for delivering on this promise.”

Each year, HRO Today celebrates an exclusive group of executives who have demonstrated transformative leadership and forward thinking through groundbreaking practices. In December, HRO Today U.S. edition named Ettling a 2016 HR Provider Superstar.

To view the listing of both the 2016 and 2017 HR Superstars, please visit www.hrotoday.com.

For more information, visit the SAP SuccessFactors website and the SAP News Center. Follow SAP on Twitter at @SuccessFactors and @sapnews.

Media Contact:

Geraldine Lim, +1 (415) 418-0945, geraldine.lim@sap.com, PT

*SAP SuccessFactors is a new brand name launched in January 2016 and is used here to mean the offerings, employees, and business of acquired company SuccessFactors, which continues to be our legal entity until integration with SAP is complete.
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