Mumbai, India — Nov 27, 2020 — With the world continuing to navigate itself through the new normal, SAP India celebrated Indian organizations for their pathbreaking innovations, channeling their business through this pandemic and adopting a digital first approach.

16 Indian enterprises were announced as winners of the 14th edition of SAP ACE Awards for their unwavering wit to staying relevant and striving for business continuity.

As nominations, the awards received over 150 projects competing across 15 major categories, with a distinct focus on line of businesses, industry excellence and digital adoption. Majority of winners this year are from power and utilities industry followed by mining & steel, manufacturing along with others. SAP ACE Awards winners this year have truly been the exemplars of digital adoption during uncertain times which helped them in solving problems and thinking technology for tackling business disruption.

“The winners of SAP Ace Awards 2020 have yet again set a benchmark for digital innovation with their ingenious thinking and agile decision making. We would like to congratulate them for their technological transformations that sets them apart, making them a truly intelligent enterprise,” said Kulmeet Bawa, President and Managing Director, SAP India Subcontinent.

As part of the methodical process, all the front running nominees were assessed by an eminent jury nominated by management board of SAP India User Group (INDUS).

SAP ACE Award Winners 2020

Award Categories


Line of Business Awards


Award in Strategic HR & Talent Management


Award in Customer Excellence – Sales, Marketing and Service

Hindustan Zinc

Special Jury Recognition in Customer Excellence – Sales, Marketing and Service

Noida Power Corporation

Award in Financial Excellence

Nayara Energy

Award in Intelligent Spend Management – Large Enterprise

L&T Technology Services

Award in Sourcing Excellence – Large Enterprise

Hindustan Zinc

Award in Sourcing Excellence – Mid Size Enterprise

Karnaphuli Fertilizer Company, Bangladesh

Technology Awards


Award for Leveraging Analytics in Big Data

JSW Steel Ltd.

Award for Adoption of Transformative Technologies

TATA Power Company Ltd

Award for Leveraging SAP Cloud Infrastructure

Ashok Leyland

Award for Running Real Time, Live Enterprise – Mid-Size Enterprise

Jivraj Tea Limited

Award for Running Real Time, Live Enterprise – Mid-Size Enterprise

Roop Polymers

Special Jury Recognition for Running Real Time, Live Enterprise – Mid-Size Enterprise

Lion Brewery (Ceylon) PLC

Special SAP Recognition – Group-Wide S/4HANA Transformation

Vedanta Group

Award for Running Real Time, Live Enterprise – Large Enterprise

Larsen and Toubro

Industry Awards


Award for Digital Initiatives in Public Services

Andhra Pradesh Power Generation Corporation Ltd

Award for Breakthrough Innovation – Business-Re-model-Disruption-Step-growth

Mahindra & Mahindra


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