BAT Selects SAP to Simplify HR Operating Model
OREANDA-NEWS. SAP SE (NYSE: SAP) today announced that British American Tobacco (BAT) has selected the leading cloud-based human capital management (HCM) solution provider, SuccessFactors, an SAP company, to standardize human resources (HR) services for BAT’s 57,000 global employees.
“Our IT strategy focuses on a single portfolio of connected applications running on standardized technology to drive competitive advantage across the business,” said Phil Colman, CIO, BAT. “Implementing SAP SuccessFactors solutions will help us to continue to deliver on that strategy.”
SAP will provide both core HR and talent management capabilities to help BAT achieve a real-time and predictive view of critical HR data. This enables BAT leaders to make talent, leadership and organizational decisions more efficiently and with greater insight. SAP SuccessFactors solutions can help BAT effectively identify high-performing leaders and emerging talent to support the investment and focus on succession planning for critical roles.
BAT, a global tobacco company headquartered in London, has chosen to implement the full SAP SuccessFactors HCM Suite, including SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central, SAP SuccessFactors Recruiting, SAP SuccessFactors Performance & Goals and SAP SuccessFactors Learning. BAT is a top five FTSE leading organization and market leader operating in 200 countries, with manufacturing operations in 41 countries.
“Market leaders like BAT become leaders by focusing on making their people successful so the business will be successful. Managing a high-performing global workforce requires HR solutions that support today’s leadership, identify tomorrow’s leadership, and engage employees with tools that make their lives easier,” said Mike Ettling, president, SuccessFactors. “With the SAP SuccessFactors HCM Suite, BAT will bring in standardization of global processes along with best-in-class talent management to support the business’s vision and strategy.”
As market leader in enterprise application software, SAP (NYSE: SAP) helps companies of all sizes and industries run better. From back office to boardroom, warehouse to storefront, desktop to mobile device – SAP empowers people and organizations to work together more efficiently and use business insight more effectively to stay ahead of the competition. SAP applications and services enable more than 296,100 customers to operate profitably, adapt continuously, and grow sustainably.