The Asset Management Council today announced that it is significantly boosting support and participation on a global level by signing SAP and Transfield Services as Partnering Organisations for the next five years.
Partnering Organisations - SAP and Transfield Services
John Hardwick, Chairman for the Asset Management Council said a clear strategic vision and demonstrated maturity of technical activities has enabled the Asset Management Council to offer Partnering Organisation status in 2011.
“It's important that we continue to advance the knowledge, understanding and access to good asset management practices,” said John Hardwick.
“We look forward to achieving this through collaboration and support from SAP and Transfield Services. It is important to us that we have long term partners that are global and represent different industry sectors.”
Previously as Patron of the Asset Management Council, Transfield Services supported the Council during the past five years to develop a platform for its services and to become a leading Australian asset management body.
l-r Sally Nugent, CEO, Asset Management Council, John Hardwick, Chairman, Asset Management Council, Steve MacDonald, Chief Marketing and Business Development Manager, Transfield Services
“Transfield Services is pleased to renew our long term relationship with the Asset Management Council through our recent agreement to become a Partnering Organisation from 2011 to 2016. This long term relationship has already been instrumental in helping to build Asset Management capability within our company by providing access to global thought leadership on asset management best practice and training for company employees,” said Steve MacDonald, Chief Marketing and Business Development Manager, Transfield Services.
“We see the continuation of this relationship, in the form of the new partnering agreement, as an important step in the continued development of asset management capability within our company, especially given the Asset Management Council involvement in international initiatives such as the Global Forum on Maintenance and Asset Management, the Asset Management ISO standard and training and certification of professional Asset Managers.”
Enterprise application software company SAP will also significantly contribute skills and knowledge to the next phase for the Asset Management Council. Enterprise systems are a critical component of how successful companies lever competitive advantage in asset management globally.
l-r Richard McLean, Chief Financial Officer, SAP Australia, Ian Black, VP Strategic Industries and Accounts, SAP Australia, Sally Nugent, CEO, Asset Management Council, Tim Ebbeck, CEO, SAP Australia, John Hardwick, Chairman, Asset Management Council
"Market leading application software starts with a profound understanding of the underlying business processes. SAP is happy to collaborate with the Asset Management Council and its members on further innovating both processes and the corresponding technology support," said Dr.-Ing. Achim Krüger, Vice President, EAM Solutions, SAP AG.
“SAP and Transfield Services are global leaders in their industries,” said Sally Nugent, Chief Executive Officer, Asset Management Council.
“We believe that SAP and Transfield Services contributions during the next five years will focus our developments of technical projects and the Asset Management Body of Knowledge. We are deeply appreciative of their support.”