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Wed, 05 April 2017

Digital transformation for McDonald’s in Romania through the partnership with NTT DATA Romania for the implementation of SAP S/4HANA

Cluj-Napoca, April 5th 2017
NTT DATA Romania consolidates its position on the local IT market by signing the seccond implementation of SAP S/4HANA. The project will be kicked-off with Premier Restaurants Romania, the developmental licensee for McDonald’s  in Romania.

“The newly forged collaboration is an excellent opportunity to continue the SAP S/4HANA implementations that NTT DATA Romania has proudly accomplished so far. I am delighted to step into the future together with Premier Restaurants and I would like to extend my gratitude to SAP Romania for their kind endorsement and support. This milestone represents another valuable confirmation of the unique role that NTT DATA Romaniahas been playing in our community for a while now. I like to think that our slogan „We are the Future”, which has been guiding us all along our journey, stands for a landmark of success. The success of our company lies within the exceptionally diverse nature of our implemented projects within the digital worldOur projects meet high-quality standards, ensure excellence and top technological performance to our clients. Together we will step into the future by  reshaping technology as we know it, in our own Center of Excellence”, stated Maria Metz, Deputy CEO, Executive Vice President, NTT DATA Romania.   “We wanted a solution to represent a digital core, specifically designed for current and more importantly, future business needs. If we wish to thrive and stay relevant on the market we must rethink business models, business processes and how people work. That’s why we chose this partnership for  implementing  the most modern business platform, SAP S/4HANA. It is an innovation that offers an immediate insight based on relevant information, ensures a better integration between departments and while maintaining the business connected to the realities of the market. We’re excited about the project and proud to be amongst the first companies to implement this new system on the Romanian market.” – Oana Braicu, Financial Director Premier Restaurants Romania. “We are now at the dawn of digital transformation in 2017 and we are thrilled that companies in Romania are increasingly adopting business solutions that take their company to the next level. Companies need to be agile and make decisions in real time, based on internal and external data. We couldn’t be happier about the Premier Restaurants’ SAP S/4 HANA choice! We feel empowered to contribute with NTT DATA to McDonald’s relentless effort to constantly take its customers by surprise”, stated Cristian Popescu, Managing Director SAP Romania.  SAP S4/HANA stands short for SAP Business Suite 4 for HANA. It is a new product fully built on the in-memory SAP HANA platform and on the modern design principles with the SAP Fiori user interface (UX). It can be deployed on-premise, in the cloud or in a hybrid configuration. SAP S/4HANA delivers massive simplifications (customer adoption, data model, user experience, decision making, business processes and models) and innovations (Internet of Things, big data, business networks and mobile first) to help businesses run more simply in the digital economy. SAP S/4HANA is more than just a new technology. It is designed to drive instant value across lines of business and industries with the ultimate sophistication: simplicity.  About NTT DATA Romania The NTT DATA Romania team exceeded 1300 employees in March, with a growth of 40% compared to the same period in 2016. Until the end of the current year we intend to hire another 200 new colleagues. NTT DATA Romania, former EBS Romania is an NTT DATA company part of Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation (NTT). Established in 1988, NTT DATA is headquartered in Tokyo and operates in over 40 countries. The corporation provides first class services from consulting and system development to IT services outsourcing. Among the world’s top IT service providers, NTT DATA is a worldwide innovative partner with a global reach and local competencies. Leveraging the local market for over 16 years, NTT DATA Romania has been a reliable partner for ERP solutions, a SAP Certified Value Added Reseller Gold Partner, as well as a supplier of the in-house created ERP Clarvision product. NTT DATA Romania’s turnover surpassed 37 mil. EUR in 2016, with a steady 48% climbsince last year. The outstanding financial performance is a result of the complex evolution of NTT DATA Romania.   About McDonald’s Romania Since 2016, McDonald’s in Romania is part of Premier Capital, the developmental licensee for McDonald’s in Estonia, Greece, Latvia, Lithuania and Malta. Premier Capital plc operates 132 restaurants in important locations, more than half of which have McDrive and numerous McCafés. In Romania, McDonald’s is the leader of the restaurant market with 68 restaurants in 21 cities, serving 190,000 customers daily. McDonald’s has more than 4,000 employees and has invested more than 800 million lei in Romania. In 2016 was named Best Employer for the third year in a row, according to AON Romania. For more information visit: și

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