SAP UK and Ireland Appoints Cormac Watters as Managing Director

Cormac joins SAP from the global technology distribution group DCC Exertis where he was Chief Operating Officer

FELTHAM, UKSAP SE (NYSE: SAP) has today announced the appointment of Cormac Watters as the Managing Director of SAP UK and Ireland (UKI) effective as of 6th October. He joins SAP from the global technology distribution group DCC Exertis where he was Chief Operating Officer.

Cormac brings two decades of management experience, having held senior roles in organisations including Aryzta AG and Lawson. As the CIO of Aryzta AG, he led the company’s strategic transformation through IT. In his role as President at Lawson, Cormac had responsibility for the Central European region.

At SAP, Cormac will be responsible for leading a 1,400 strong team, and executing SAP’s UKI’s strategy with a focus on building on the success of SAP HANA and the rapid growth of the company’s cloud business.

Commenting on his appointment, Cormac said: “I’m very excited to be joining SAP. I look forward to working with my new colleagues to help organisations across many industries to capitalise on technologies such as cloud and data analytics to drive competitive advantage. I am eager to make use of my experience from the distribution side of the technology industry to help improve the services and solutions SAP offers its customers.”

Commenting on Watter’s appointment, Franck Cohen, President of SAP Europe, Middle East & Africa, said: “We are thrilled to welcome Cormac to SAP. His exceptional track record of leadership and business success will greatly benefit our customers, partners and employees in the UK and Ireland, one of our key European markets. Cormac will drive our regional efforts to become the Cloud Company powered by HANA, helping our customers beat complexity by enabling them to run simple.”

Cormac will report directly to Franck Cohen, President of SAP Europe, Middle East & Africa.

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