SAP India to ramp up its headcount to 7,000

By SiliconIndia   |   Thursday, 22 November 2007, 08:00 Hrs
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New Delhi: Inspired by the success of India operations, Germany -based business software provider SAP on Wednesday said it would raise its head count to 7,000 in the next two years in the country from 4,790 at present.

"India is now the third largest country for SAP in terms of employee strength. We plan to increase our India headcount to 7,000 in a couple of years," said Ranjan Das, SAP India subcontinent President and CEO.
714 new clients have been added to the company's clients list between July-September 2007. The company has also doubled its revenues in the country.

The revenues from software and software related services for the third quarter of this fiscal registered a 13 percent growth at 1.74 billion euros compared to 1.54 billion euros in 2006. The license revenue in India for the said quarter more than doubled against comparable quarter last year. Some of the SAP's clients in India include Videocon, Tata Motors, ITC Paperboards,Voltas,Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai, Spicejet, Kirby and others.

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