Bangalore, June 19, 2014: May be unconnected, but days after SAP's Executive Board member and HANA software guru Vishal Sikka quit to head Infosys, comes news of a change at the India end of SAP Labs. Managing Director Anirban Dey -- Andy to all his friends -- is moving on. He was associated with SAP Labs since 2008 and was appointed as the Managing Director of SAP Labs India in January, 2013.
Clas Neumann, Senior Vice President and Global Head of the SAP Labs Network will work closely with the SAP Labs India leadership team to ensure a smooth transition till a new MD is appointed.
“I want to take the opportunity to thank Anirban Dey for his leadership and contributions to SAP over the years. I would like to wish him the very best for his future endeavors”, said Clas, “SAP Labs India will continue to play a key role in the SAP eco-system by contributing significantly to SAP’s products and technologies.”
SAP Labs India is the third largest R&D centre outside Germany for SAP and contributes to a wide spectrum of SAP’s product portfolio ranging from developing technology platform and enterprise software.