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March 03, 2020

Answerthink Receives SAP® North America Partner Excellence Award for Emerging Markets and Net-New Growth

Award Presented at SAP Field Kick-Off Meeting 2020

 

MIAMI & LONDON — March 3, 2020 — Answerthink, a division of The Hackett Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: HCKT) today announced it is the recipient of a 2020 SAP® North America Award for Partner Excellence for Emerging Markets and Net-New Growth. Awards were presented by SAP (NYSE: SAP) to the top-performing partners in North America that have made outstanding contributions to driving customers’ digital transformation programs. Recipients of this year’s awards have been – in partnership with SAP – helping customers create a platform for innovation, realize results rapidly, grow sustainably and run more efficiently with SAP solutions.

“We are proud to receive this prestigious partner award, as it recognizes Answerthink’s commitment and dedication to emerging market companies,” says John McGrath, principal and manager director at Answerthink. “We look forward to our enduring partnership with SAP as we continue to help mid-sized companies take on today’s business challenges and drive digital transformation with world-class software from SAP.”

A review committee composed of regional and global SAP representatives determined winning partners in each category according to numerous criteria such as sales achievement and performance. Awards were presented in a variety of categories, including overall sales, innovation, technology, services and solution-specific areas.

Greg Petraetis, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Midmarket and Partner Ecosystem, North America at SAP said, “We are a partner-first organization and our partners are the best in the business. As our portfolio expands to meet customer demands, it’s a challenge for every partner to cover all solution areas. As a result, the nature of the partner ecosystem is changing. We’re seeing and fostering partner to partner collaboration across all partner types to support the full intelligent enterprise. This collaboration will create customers for life as we move forward together.”

Answerthink is a division of The Hackett Group, and an SAP Platinum Partner that has enjoyed a strong and long-standing relationship with SAP. Through the partnership, The Hackett Group can easily illustrate the business value of SAP technology, delivering solutions that fit customer-specific needs and desired outcomes. This model has proven results over the years, driving success for both The Hackett Group and SAP.

Answerthink received its award during the SAP Field Kick-Off Meeting Las Vegas, an annual gathering of SAP executives, SAP field employees and partners. It is SAP’s largest yearly sales meeting and is designed to gain and exchange information on SAP’s strategy, sales methodology, business growth opportunities and product innovations as well as drive success during the upcoming year.

 

About Answerthink

Answerthink is a division of The Hackett Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: HCKT), an SAP platinum partner that develops and offers qualified SAP Business All-in-One solutions, industry-specific software, business intelligence, cloud solutions, implementation, hosting, services, support and training packaged solutions. By leveraging the best practices database of The Hackett Group, Answerthink helps clients improve performance and maximize returns on SAP software investments.

 

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