SAP says executive Steven Singh to leave company

Monday, April 17th, 2017

Source of this article is: Join our Linkedin group SAP, Europe’s top software maker, said on Thursday that executive Steve Singh would leave the company at the end of this month. Singh is the co-founder and former chief executive of US expense software maker Concur, which SAP bought in 2014 for $7.3 billion, its […]

Siemens Poised to Name Former SAP co-CEO Snabe Chairman

Thursday, February 9th, 2017

Source of this article is: (By Chris Kanaracus, Holger Mueller) Join our Linkedin group Siemens’ longtime chairman is stepping down at the end of this year, and the massive German industrial conglomerate has made a telling choice in the man who will replace him: Former SAP co-CEO Jim Hagemann Snabe. In a statement, current chairman Gerhard Cromme […]

How SAP’s CEO Bill McDermott is using empathy to build more powerful teams

Tuesday, December 20th, 2016

Source of this article is: (By Aaron Hurst) Join our Linkedin group What creates a successful company culture? Encouraging your employees to treat each other as family.   In 2013, SAP CEO Bill McDermott (he was co-CEO at the time) flew to Germany and called an all-hands meeting to let his 83,000-member team know that […]

SAP’s CEO on how software can help people and the bottom line

Monday, July 25th, 2016

Source of this article is: Join our Linkedin group Bill McDermott, boss of SAP, the $21 billion (yearly sales) business-software purveyor, is one of the few Philadelphia-based CEOs to confirm that his company is giving cash to help finance the Democratic National Convention.# “We’re doing the same in Cleveland” for the previous week’s Republicans, McDermott […]

SAP’s McDermott wins $420,000 in CEOs’ NCAA charity pool

Wednesday, April 6th, 2016

Source of this article is: (By Joseph N. DiStefano) Join our Linkedin group His father and his son both picked Villanova to win the March Madness tournament. But when Bill McDermott, CEO of business software giant SAP, bet $10,000 on the NCAA championship in Bloomberg LP’s “Brackets for a Cause” pool, he made what looked by the […]

SAP’s McDermott shares his tale of success

Friday, April 1st, 2016

Source of this article is: (By Brian McCullough) Join our Linkedin group EAST WHITELAND >> Successful executives in 2016 need to be more than good managers; they need to be innovators with entrepreneurial spirit. That was but one piece of advice given Tuesday by Bill McDermott, chief executive officer of SAP, to those attending Meridian Bank’s […]

SAP CEO Bill McDermott: We took our lumps and made the transition to the cloud

Monday, November 16th, 2015

Source of this article is: (By John Cook) Join our Linkedin group SAP CEO Bill McDermott started his entrepreneurial career as a teenager serving deli sandwiches at a corner store in New York, blue collar roots that have stuck with him throughout his business career. Now, the 54-year-old leads one of the biggest enterprise software companies on […]

SAP Chief Bill McDermott Embarks on Health Care Mission After Losing His Eye

Monday, November 2nd, 2015

Source of this article is: (By Quentin Hardy) Join our Linkedin group On July 6, Bill McDermott, the chief executive of one of the world’s largest software companies, fell down the stairs at his brother’s house. He awoke in a pool of blood. Mr. McDermott was holding a drinking glass when he fell, and it shattered […]

Bill McDermott: ‘Power Doesn’t Come from a Title’

Monday, July 6th, 2015

Source of this article is:  (By Jamie Malanowski) Join our Linkedin group College Point, Hicksville, Babylon, Brentwood—these are the small Long Island communities where young Bill McDermott grew up, went to school, and worked the usual kid jobs of newspaper carrier and supermarket clerk. Today he’s the CEO of SAP, the world’s largest software company, where he […]