Publish in Special Reports - Wednesday, October 23, 2013
SAP expects to gain from Mexico's energy reform. Here the Pajaritos plant, which involves two SAP clients: Pemex and Mexichem. (Photo: Pemex)
Bancolombia headquarters in Medellin, Colombia. Its expansion is helping boost SAP business.(Photo: Bancolombia)
Food and beverage producer Polar is a major client for SAP in Venezuela. (Photo: Empresas Polar)
Gonzalo Benedit, President of SAP Northern Latin America; Rodolpho Cardenuto, President of SAP Americas and Diego Dzodan, President of SAP Southern Latin America.
Colombia, Venezuela and Caribbean see triple-digit growth in the third quarter.
BY JOACHIM BAMRUD
Germany-based SAP, the world’s largest business management software company,
posted triple-digit growth in software sales in Colombia, Venezuela and the
Caribbean in the third quarter.
The period also marked the 15th consecutive quarter that SAP posted a double-digit increase in Latin America, confirming the region as one of the key drivers of growth for the global software giant.
“Q3 was a pretty strong quarter for us,” says Gonzalo Benedit, President of SAP Northern Latin America. “Once again, …Latin America [became] a pretty important growth region for our corporation globally.”
Benedit was promoted to head the new Northern Latin America (NOLA) division in July after heading up SAP in Mexico and Central America for a year. NOLA includes Mexico, Central America, Colombia, Venezuela, Ecuador and the Caribbean.
At the same time, Brazil SAP President Diego Dzodan was named to head the new Southern Latin America (SOLA) division, which consists of Brazil, Peru, Chile, Uruguay, Paraguay and Argentina
The changes came after Rodolpho Cardenuto, the head of SAP in Latin America, in January was promoted to head all of SAP’s operations in the Americas, including in the United States.
During the third quarter SAP posted Latin America sales
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Keywords: BAC, Bancolombia, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Davivienda, Dominican Republic, Grupo Aval, Guatemala, Mexichem, Mexico, Panama, Pemex, Polar, PDVSA