SAP NEWSBYTE — Jan. 8, 2018 — SAP Canada, a subsidiary of SAP SE (NYSE: SAP), today announced the appointment of Andy Canham as managing director. Canham was most recently the chief operating officer for SAP Canada and brings more than two decades of executive leadership experience to the role. He succeeds John Graham, who is moving to the United States as planned to assume a new role with SAP.
As COO since April 2017, Canham oversaw the region’s overall business performance and long-term strategic success, including its partnership strategy, presales and operations for cloud and on-premise solutions.
“It’s an exciting time to work at SAP Canada,” said Canham. “Digital transformation is creating tremendous opportunity for companies of all sizes across all industries, and SAP is at the center of it. We’re helping many of Canada’s leading companies, government agencies and academic institutions innovate and thrive in this digital era, and the best is yet to come.”
Prior to SAP, Canham held a variety of executive leadership roles, including COO of Vital Insights and senior vice president of sales for Oracle’s Systems division in North America, where he guided the company’s commercial hardware sales integration with Sun Microsystems and led the division for the next two years. He is also the cofounder of Eclipsys Solutions.
“Andy quickly made his mark on the Canadian business,” said DJ Paoni, president of North America Sales, SAP. “He has a proven history of guiding high-performing teams, and I’m confident he will build upon the strong team and foundation we have in the region.”
Headquartered in Toronto, Ontario, and operating in the Canadian market since 1989, SAP Canada serves over 13,800 customers in 25 industries and employs over 3,000 across Canada. In 2018, the company topped Glassdoor’s Best Places to Work in Canada Employee’s Choice list. The company has offices in Toronto, Calgary and Ottawa, as well as research and development labs in Montreal, Toronto, Waterloo and Vancouver.
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