Director of the SAP UK and Ireland User Group
Mike Dean is a Director of the SAP UK and Ireland User Group. He was one of the original Directors and has also represented the UK on SUGEN, the SAP User Group Executive Network.
Mikes involvement in IT started in the late 1970s when training to become an Accountant in Cost and Management Accounting. Mike joined Distillers Food Group Services as Factories Program Manager to oversee the development and implementation of new systems involving revolutionary prototyping development.
In 1992 at Cadbury Limited Mike managed a very successful SAP R/3 Finance and Procurement Project, implemented on time and under budget. Mike also led SAP projects in Sales and Distribution, HR and payroll, whilst also consulting on other Cadbury Schweppes companies in the development of their SAP systems.
Mike has since worked for two UK consultancies as a Program Manager and Director. During this time Mike setup and managed the first SAP ALL in One partner in the UK, selling and implementing the first three systems. He has lead the implementation of projects in Central Government, Local Authorities, Universities, Government Agencies, Multi National Implementations, as well as UK based companies.
Mike has served on the SAP Quality Awards Panel in the UK for the past three years.