SAP attracts top talent to alliance management team

Sydney, AustraliaSYDNEY, Australia — Apr. 26, 2007 — SAP Australia and New Zealand (ANZ) today announced the appointment of Chris Wilkins to the role of business partner manager. Chris will support SAP’s strategic alliance program across ANZ.

“SAP is a market leader with a clear strategic roadmap for product development and customer growth. We are well positioned to attract the best industry talent and the appointment of Chris is further evidence of this,” said Alan Hyde, CEO and managing director, SAP ANZ.

Mr Hyde added, “Chris will work with our system implementer and consulting partners to develop offerings for organisations with specific technology or vertical industry requirements.”

Chris will be accountable for SAP’s relationships with alliance partners including IBM and Bearing Point. He brings over 19 years of IT experience in technical, sales, partner and IT management roles. Previous employers include Cognos and Business Objects.