GCC Interconnection Authority Wins SAP MENA Quality Award

DAMMAM, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia — 3 June 2020 — The Gulf Cooperation Council Interconnection Authority (GCCIA) has announced an integral part of its digital transformation strategy with SAP Company to move toward “Digital Transformation” and “Smart Digital Solutions” to improve the procedures and processes to deliver value for GCCIA Shareholders.

GCCIA core activities include operating the GCC electrical Interconnection, maintaining the interconnection grid assets, and facilitating electric energy exchange and trade between GCC member states. GCCIA is always looking for leading technologies that can improve the way to carry out work and provide high quality services to GCC states. GCCIA cooperation with SAP is a step into the road of Operational Excellence that it seek.

GCCIA worked with channel partner Tyconz to implement the S/4HANA real-time business suite and SuccessFactors human experience management suite to improve the methods of carrying out tasks related to managing Human Talents, managing contracts, inventories, and purchasing process. The system also will help improving the management of business meetings, travel procedures, and planned asset management activities.

“The ability to provide reliable and sustainable Electric Energy and resilient Transmission Infrastructure capabilities is essential for countries’ energy security in order to maintain economic resiliency, foster sustainability, and provide a healthy environment for economic growth,” said Eng. Ahmed Al Ebrahim CEO of GCCIA. “We would like to thank SAP for their efforts in the past months to provide GCCIA with a tool which shall improve the way GCCIA is carrying out business and to serve GCC.”

Remarking on the organization’s success, GCCIA has won an SAP MENA Quality Award, which recognize the region’s top digital transformation initiatives, in the “Fast” category.

“In this era of digital disruption, GCCIA shows how digital transformation initiatives can foster an Intelligent Enterprise that can improve how to carry out and Manage Business Processes,” said Taha AlMadani, Head of Customer Office, SAP ME North “GCCIA have a smart and effective tool to improve the processes to deliver Quality Services to its Shareholders.”

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