Infotech Lead India: SAP Labs India has appointed Anirban (Andy) Dey, as the managing director effective 01, January 2013.
Taking over from his current role as vice president, In-Memory Platform Technologies, Andy will further drive operational efficiency, speed up innovation and steer SAP Labs in its next phase of growth. Andy succeeds V R Ferose, who will take on a new global role in SAP.
Andy has been with SAP since 2008, and has over 15 years of expertise in technology and applications development and comes with an excellent academic background and proven abilities to manage offshore development and key customer engagements, the company said.
“SAP Labs India has showcased leadership that has driven the organization to excel in innovation and product development. The Lab has contributed significantly to SAP’s products and technologies and plays a key role in the SAP eco-system. Andy’s leadership will be a great asset in taking Labs India to greater heights,” said Clas Neumann, senior vice president and global head of the SAP Labs Network. “We also thank Ferose for the positive contribution made to SAP Labs India since he took charge from April 2010 and wish him the very best in his new role.”
SAP Labs India is the second largest R&D center outside Germany for SAP and contributes to a wide spectrum of SAP’s product portfolio ranging from developing technology platform and enterprise software, to providing customer support, accelerating sales and partnering with a rich and vibrant SAP ecosystem in India. SAP Labs India has facilities in Bangalore, Gurgaon and Pune.