SAP remains steadfastly focused on Malaysia’s digital economy growth


Global enterprise software leader SAP today said that it remains steadfastly focused on the continued growth of Malaysia’s Digital Economy.

Its President and Managing Director (Southeast Asia) Claus Andresen said that SAP’s focus encompassed areas such as nurturing talent, growing the local ecosystem and in having established a service delivery centre in Kuala Lumpur for the SEA region.

“SAP aims to support every company to become a best-run business. Together, we help the world run better and improve people’s lives throughout the world. SAP has been in Malaysia for 27 years and have observed while playing our part in the country’s Digital Economy growing from strength to strength,” said Andresen.

According to Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC), the Digital Economy contributed some 18.3% of GDP (gross domestic product) in 2017.

On the talent and education front, Andresen said that SAP continues to develop human capital for Malaysia.

“Under the SAP University Alliances initiative, SAP continues to collaborate with MDEC on the MyUniAlliance programme which provides training for some three thousand students per year,” said Andresen, adding that the programme started in 2011.



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