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SAP SuccessFactors Drives Digital Workforce Transformation in Europe

Press Release | August 29, 2017 by SAP News

LAS VEGAS SAP SE (NYSE: SAP) today announced that European companies Mercadona, Swiss Post, Viohalco and Vitra have selected SAP SuccessFactors solutions for human capital management (HCM) to put people at the heart of their digital business strategies and deliver employee experiences required to win and retain top talent.

“People are the most powerful asset within any organization, and SAP SuccessFactors solutions deliver cloud-based HR tools that help attract and develop top talent, and empower employees to perform at their best,” said SAP SuccessFactors* President Greg Tomb. “We’re delighted with the recent momentum in Europe as more and more companies choose SAP SuccessFactors solutions to drive digital HR transformation and enable their people to succeed with an HR experience that is continuous, live, intelligent and connected.”

Leading European organizations are choosing cloud solutions from SAP to empower global workforce strategies while accommodating regional and local market requirements. The companies below are among the latest to have selected SAP SuccessFactors solutions to deliver an engaging people experience that maximizes every employee’s potential.

Mercadona, the leading Spanish grocery chain with more than 1,600 stores and 79,000 employees, has chosen SAP to move its business into the cloud. Mercadona will adopt a fully integrated SAP platform for its end-to-end digital transformation, implementing a broad set of SAP solutions. This includes SAP S/4HANA, SAP for Retail solutions, and SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central, SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central Payroll, SAP SuccessFactors Recruiting and SAP SuccessFactors Learning solutions. This transformation will help Mercadona simplify its processes and IT landscape, and help the company meet agile business requirements faster than ever.

Swiss Post, the national postal service owned by the Swiss Confederation, has chosen the SAP SuccessFactors Talent Management Suite and SAP Ariba solutions to increase efficiency and effectiveness, reduce costs and release resources for more productive tasks.

Viohalco, a leading European metal processing holding company, has chosen SAP as a strategic partner for its digital transformation. By investing in cloud-based SAP SuccessFactors solutions for HR transformation, Viohalco will offer an HR experience that focuses on the user experience through a modern, intuitive interface and integrated collaboration tools for employees and managers.

Vitra, the Swiss family-owned furniture company, has selected the SAP SuccessFactors HCM Suite — including SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central — to help simplify processes, create a more transparent workforce and enhance employee engagement. The SAP SuccessFactors solutions will enable the HR organization to be an agile and strategic partner for the business by boosting business effectiveness and productivity, and driving digital transformation.

These leading European companies are among the thousands of international organizations choosing SAP SuccessFactors solutions to put people first and help them succeed. As more companies look to transform HR to meet the demands of an increasingly global and digital workforce, they are embracing leading SAP SuccessFactors solutions to help optimize HR processes and enhance their employees’ experiences. With 10 data centers around the world — including centers in Germany, the Netherlands and Russia — the global cloud infrastructure footprint of SAP SuccessFactors solutions is unique in its ability to help customers comply with local and regional regulations.

Dozens of leading organizations will present their digital HR transformation stories at the SuccessConnect event in Las Vegas taking place August 29–31 at The Cosmopolitan. To join the premier HR event of the year virtually, visit https://vshow.on24.com/vshow/Success/registration/14536.

For more information, visit the SAP SuccessFactors website and the SAP News Center. Follow SAP on Twitter at @SuccessFactors and @sapnews.

About SAP

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*SAP SuccessFactors is a brand name launched in January 2016 and is used here to mean the offerings, employees, and business of acquired company SuccessFactors, which continues to be our legal entity until integration with SAP is complete.
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