TORONTO, Canada — April 11, 2017 —SAP Canada, a subsidiary of SAP SE (NYSE: SAP), today announces the appointment of Andy Canham as Chief Operating Officer.
Canham brings more than 25 years of executive leadership and business development experience to the role. He joins SAP Canada following a 4-year stint as a co-founding partner of Eclipsys Solutions, where he was successful in delivering technology and business solutions and services to businesses across Canada and the US.
He previously served in roles such as SVP, North America Systems Sales for Oracle, President of Sun Microsystems Canada and VP Sales for Hewlett-Packard. His focus at SAP Canada is to drive the growth and delivery of SAP’s cloud and on-premise solutions across Canada, leading sales, pre-sales and channel teams to serve Canadian customers.
“I have kept a close eye on what SAP has been doing over the past five to ten years as it put together a holistic cloud portfolio that can now serve as one-stop digitization shop for both large organizations and SMBs,” said Canham. “There is a long way to go in terms of educating and helping businesses across Canada take advantage of what we can offer today, which will include working with our regional teams and partners to inspire improved competitiveness on a national and global scale.”
John Graham, president, SAP Canada, said: “Andy knows the IT industry inside out and he keeps up as much as anyone I have met with the digital trends shaping the business world today. This understanding of what drives organizations in the digital economy will be highly advantageous as we look to solidify and build on our role as one of Canada’s most invaluable businesses.”
Headquartered in Toronto, Ontario and operating in the Canadian market since 1989, SAP Canada serves over 13000 customers in 25 industries and employs over 3,000 across Canada. SAP is one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers and one of Canada’s Top Employers for Young People. The company has offices in Toronto, Calgary and Ottawa, as well as research and development labs in Montreal, Toronto, Waterloo and Vancouver.For more information, visit the SAP News Center. Follow SAP on Twitter at @sapnews.
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