The SAP Awards for Customer Excellence (SAP ACE) annual awards series honoured 24 winners at a ceremony in Mumbai recently. Recognising the best of best-run businesses in the Indian subcontinent, the ACE awards are one of the most coveted customer-focused Information Technology awards. The fourth edition of SAP ACE Awards again celebrated business value creation through innovative use of IT for enterprises of all sizes, in every major vertical segment.
“Information Technology plays a significant role in an organisation’s success and growth. Nominations for the SAP ACE awards came in from a wide profile of companies, across diverse sectors including public sector and charitable organisations, large private-sector companies as well as small and midsized enterprises (SMEs) demonstrating how they are driving business value leveraging IT to achieve their business goals,” said Peter Gartenberg, Managing Director, SAP India. “SAP ACE is an industry benchmark to recognize businesses that have achieved excellence. The award brings together marquee SAP customers in the country on a common platform to share best practices and celebrate their success amongst peers.”
“Cloud computing is seen as a fundamental change that is helping companies realize the benefits of information technology to expand rapidly and gain competitive advantage.” said Alok Goyal, Chief Operating Officer, SAP India.
The final jury decision was made by the three jury members: Anil Kumar Sardana, Managing Director of Tata Teleservices Limited; Manish Choksi, Chief Corporate Strategy and CIO of Asian Paints; and Pramath Sinha, Founder and Managing Director of 9.9 Mediaworx Pvt Ltd. and previously Dean, India School of Business. The list of some prominent winners includes:
SAP ACE Awards Winners 2010
Best Run Award in Automotive TVS Suzuki Ltd
Best Run Award in Chemicals Paradeep Phosphates Limited
Best Run Award in Consumer Products Mother Dairy
Best Run Award in Engineering,
Construction and Operations Larsen & Toubro Ltd
Best Run Award in Metals & Mining The Singareni Collieries Company Ltd.
Best Run Award in Retail Spencer's Retail Limited
Best Run Award in Utilities National Thermal Power Corporation Ltd
Best Run Award in Customer
Relationship Management Blue Star Ltd
Best Run Award in Finance Jet Airways