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Sabine Bendiek

Chief People & Operating Officer and Labor Relations Director


About Sabine Bendiek

  • Joined SAP: 2021
  • Appointed to Executive Board: 2021
  • Current Executive Board term expires: December 31, 2023
  • Nationality: German
  • Year of Birth: 1966

Sabine Bendiek biography

Sabine Bendiek is Chief People & Operating Officer, Labor Relations Director, and Member of the Executive Board.

The People & Operations board area combines excellence in people with the cross-board area mandate of SAP’s business operations.

In her role, Sabine Bendiek together with her team drives and further accelerates SAP’s transformation to the cloud by bringing together what creates the essential fabric of our company’s successful transformation: our people agenda, our systems and processes as well as our capabilities to enable insights, innovation and change both for SAP internally and for our customers.   

Bendiek has more than 20 years of professional experience as an executive in the technology industry. Before joining SAP, she was Chairwoman of the Management Board at Microsoft Germany. Bendiek also held the position of Vice President and General Manager for EMC Germany and was responsible for Dell’s Small and Medium Business in Germany, Switzerland and Austria. At the beginning of her career, she worked for McKinsey, Booz Allen as well as Siemens Nixdorf Information Systems.

Bendiek holds a master's degree in Management Science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in Cambridge and a bachelor's degree in Economics from the University of Cooperative Education in Mannheim.


Other board memberships

  • Executive Board, Bitkom e.V., Berlin, Germany (non-public)
  • Supervisory Board, Schaeffler AG, Herzogenaurach, Germany (publicly listed)


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