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EY Receives 2014 SAP® Pinnacle Award for Service Transformation

London, 7 April 2014

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EY is pleased to announce it has received the 2014 SAP® Pinnacle Award in the category of Service Transformation. The Pinnacle Awards are the highest awards that SAP gives to its partners annually, and recognizes the contributions of leading global services partners that deliver outstanding SAP software deployments – on premise and on demand.

The award in the category ‘Service Transformation’ recognizes SAP services partners that have demonstrated the largest expansion of its services capacity (SAP trained and certified consultants) in targeted growth markets and high-growth innovation areas.

Dave Ryerkerk, EY’s Global IT Advisory Leader, comments: “This award is a fantastic accolade for the team. It recognizes the excellent work EY has achieved within Service Transformation with SAP globally, and demonstrates the breadth of expertise that the EY Advisory team offers.”

“Together with our partners – who are co-innovating with us, reselling and implementing our solutions – we offer choice and deliver transformational value to our joint customers of all sizes,” said Mark Ferrer, Chief Operating Officer, Global Customer Operations and Executive Vice President, Ecosystem and Channels, SAP. “Partners like EY are our force multipliers, and today, more than ever, they are essential to our customers’ success. We congratulate EY for its outstanding partnership with SAP and well-deserved 2014 SAP Pinnacle award.”

Finalists and winners in 21 categories were based on field recommendations, customer feedback and performance indicators in the following five umbrella categories: Run Together (for co-innovation), Run Further (for market expansion), Run Clever (for service delivery), Run Sustainably (for sustainability) and new for 2014 Customers’ Choice.

The SAP Pinnacle awards shine a spotlight on SAP’s partners’ remarkable work, recognizing their intelligence and their capacity to challenge what is possible to help customers run better. Award winners will be formally recognized at SAPPHIRE® NOW, SAP’s international customer conference being held in Orlando, Fla., June 3-5.

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About EY's Advisory Services

Improving business performance while managing risk is an increasingly complex business challenge. Whether your focus is on broad business transformation or, more specifically, on achieving growth or optimizing or protecting your business, having the right advisors on your side can make all the difference. Our 30,000 advisory professionals form one of the broadest global advisory networks of any professional organization, delivering seasoned multidisciplinary teams that work with our clients to deliver a powerful and exceptional client service. We use proven, integrated methodologies to help you solve your most challenging business problems, deliver a strong performance in complex market conditions and build sustainable stakeholder confidence for the longer term. We understand that you need services that are adapted to your industry issues, so we bring our broad sector experience and deep subject matter knowledge to bear in a proactive and objective way. Above all, we are committed to measuring the gains and identifying where your strategy and change initiatives are delivering the value your business needs.

About EY

EY is a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services. The insights and quality services we deliver help build trust and confidence in the capital markets and in economies the world over. We develop outstanding leaders who team to deliver on our promises to all of our stakeholders. In so doing, we play a critical role in building a better working world for our people, for our clients and for our communities.

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