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Accenture Wins Two 2019 SAP® Pinnacle Awards for Achievements with SAP S/4HANA® and SAP® Ariba®

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Accenture (NYSE: ACN) received two 2019 SAP® Pinnacle
Awards, bringing the total earned by Accenture to 40. Each year, SAP
presents these awards to top partners that have excelled in developing
and growing their partnership with SAP and helping customers run more
efficiently. This year’s accolades include:

  • SAP S/4HANA® Partner of the Year — Large Enterprise
  • SAP® Ariba® Partner of the Year — Large

“Accenture is honored to be the winner of two SAP Pinnacle Awards for
2019, as it showcases the strength of our innovative work for clients in
partnership with SAP,” said Christophe Mouille, senior managing director
and Global SAP Business Group Lead at Accenture. “In particular, our
work to integrate Accenture
with SAP Model Company services and intelligent
technologies through SAP Cloud Platform has created an insight-driven,
digitally-integrated platform for enterprise transformation that is
already used by more than 120 clients.”

The SAP S/4HANA Partner of the Year — Large Enterprise award recognizes
an SAP partner for its impact on the success of large enterprises using
SAP S/4HANA software. Accenture and SAP joined
 in 2017 to efficiently leveraging the core, industry
development and go-to-market capabilities of SAP S/4HANA. Accenture
continues to work with clients including Celsia
and Pierre
to implement SAP S/4HANA as part of its digital transformation

The SAP Ariba Partner of the Year — Large Enterprise Pinnacle Award
recognizes one SAP partner for its impact on the success of large
enterprises using SAP Ariba solutions that made outstanding
contributions to driving customer digital transformation. The award
identifies companies who exhibit excellent partnership with SAP Ariba
technologies paired with the company’s own services and capabilities.

“To maintain a vibrant ecosystem around the intelligent enterprise, SAP
capitalizes on our partners’ capabilities and their ability to provide
greater value to their customers,” said Bill McDermott, CEO of SAP. “Our
partners — big and small — create innovative, inspiring solutions and
services that make business better and help customers transform into
intelligent enterprises. Congratulations to all of the SAP Pinnacle
Award winners. Like the old saying goes: Teamwork makes the dream work.
Thanks to our partners who help make it happen.”

Accenture also won the 2019 SAP Innovation Award for Digital Trailblazer
based on its global deployment of SAP Ariba’s Guided Buying on SAP Ariba
Buying and Invoicing SaaS solution. The 2019 SAP Innovation Awards
showcase the remarkable innovations SAP customers and partners are
achieving using SAP products and technologies. Accenture was recognized
for its work to enable procurement users to be faster, more
cost-effective and more compliant, ultimately saving the company an
anticipated $20 million each year.

SAP Pinnacle Awards shine a spotlight on SAP’s partners’ remarkable
contributions, acknowledging their dedication to teamwork, innovative
approach and capacity to challenge what is possible to help customers
achieve their goals.

About Accenture

Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a
broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital,
technology and operations. Combining unmatched experience and
specialized skills across more than 40 industries and all business
functions — underpinned by the world’s largest delivery network —
Accenture works at the intersection of business and technology to help
clients improve their performance and create sustainable value for their
stakeholders. With approximately 477,000 people serving clients in more
than 120 countries, Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the
world works and lives. Visit us at

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