Stefan Ries

Stefan Ries

Stefan Ries, Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO) and Labor Relations Director, is a member of the Executive Board of SAP SE with global responsibility for Human Resources. He was appointed to the Executive Board of SAP SE in April 2016. He started his career as HR Manager at Microsoft, overseeing HR duties in Austria, Switzerland, and East European countries. Stefan first joined SAP in 2002 and by 2010, he was responsible for various HR functions, heading up the HR business partner organization and overseeing all HR functions on an operational level. To support innovation, Stefan attaches great importance to a diverse working culture. He is convinced that appreciating the differences among people, their unique backgrounds and personalities is a key success factor for SAP.

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