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Claus Andresen

Claus Andresen

President and Managing Director SAP


Claus Andresen is the President and Managing Director for SAP Southeast Asia (SEA). He is responsible for business strategy, operations, P&L, and sustainable growth for SAP across SEA. He leads high-performing teams and orchestrates the efforts of 3,800 colleagues in Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia, Philippines, Vietnam, Myanmar, and other emerging markets to help ASEAN run better and improve people’s lives. Andresen has worked across Asia and Europe, presenting regularly at international conferences and is frequently featured in the media on the topics of the Digital Economy, Industry 4.0, and Platforms.

Prior to this, Andresen was the Chief Operating Officer (COO) for SAP Indian Subcontinent, where he provided leadership and direction to SAP’s multi-functional sales and operations organization in India. During his tenure, SAP India accelerated to become the Market Unit of the Year in 2016.

In his previous roles within SAP, he was responsible for Business Operations across Asia Pacific & Japan (APJ) with the charter to improve Sales and Operational Excellence. Before joining SAP’s Global Customer Operations (GCO) organization, Andresen spent more than a decade in various Global and Regional Senior Leadership roles in SAP’s Services & Support organization, and his last responsibility was to manage the Consulting Practices and Innovation Adoption Centers across the APJ region.

Andresen has a wealth of experience in managing large scale and multi-complex business transformations and IT programs for SAP customers in the High-Tech and Retail industry all with the focus on business optimization.

He holds a Master of Business Administration from Copenhagen Business School and Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore and has completed several certification programs at INSEAD and Stanford University.

He is passionate about helping governments and businesses achieve their aspirations by leveraging technology.

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