Important changes in SAP Italia, with two new appointments in two more strategic areas for the company. The change of role involves Vit was Solomatina that becomes HR Director SAP Italy and Greeceand of Sergio Ochiwhich assumes the role of CFO SAP Italy and Greece. Vera Solomatina and Sergio Ochi join the Leadership Management Team of SAP Italia chaired by Emmanuel Raptopoulos, CEO of SAP Italia with the responsibility of Cluster Head for Italy, Greece, Cyprus and Malta.

The new appointments in SAP: Vera Solomatina HR Director SAP Italy and Greece

Vera Solomatina, joined SAP in 2017 as HR Director for the CIS region (Russia and other independent Commonwealth States), lead the human resources organization and people management strategy for the cluster, with a particular focus on attracting the best talent in the industry, developing an environment of continuous growth and learning, programs to support employee well-being and ensuring a consistent leadership culture to enable inclusion, accountability and agility. Solomatina takes over from Pietro Iurato, appointed HR Head for EMEA Southwhich includes, in addition to Italy, Spain, Portugal, Greece and Israel, Turkey, the Middle East and Africa.

With more than 20 years of experience in human resource management, before joining SAP, Vera Solomatina matured her professional career in the HR divisions of the most important Russian and international IT organizations. In 2019 and 2020 she was named Top-1 HR Director in IT sector in Russia by Russian Managers Association.

“I am thrilled for this new assignment and very determined to maintain the high standards and positive results that the HR area of ​​SAP Italia has managed to achieve in recent years under the leadership of Pietro Iurato”, she declared Vera Solomatina. “SAP is recognized throughout the industry as a growing company and its people are critical to its continued success. In any successful organization, business growth and people strategy must work together. In the current situation we are faced with an unprecedented opportunity to rethink the organizational methods that no longer work, maintain the positive aspects of “smart” work and offer people unique and differentiating experiences”.

Sergio Ochi new CFO for SAP Italy and Greece

Sergio Ochi takes on the new role having held various finance leadership positions in Latin America, Asia Pacific and Europe in his 14 years at SAP which have also guaranteed him a multicultural experience and an in-depth knowledge of the different financial dynamics on a global level. Sergio Ochi has a degree in Economics from the Universidade de São Paulo.

“This appointment certainly represents one of the most stimulating challenges of my career, I am happy to land in the Italian organization of SAP and to be able to be part of this important reality. I bring all my skills and experience to lead and support the digital transformation of SAP in the cluster to translate it into future-proof and sustainable businesses, with better processes to ultimately help our customers become Intelligent Enterprises,” he said Sergio Ochi.