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SAP North America Management Team

SAP North America oversees the company’s business operations in the U.S. and Canada.


DJ Paoni is responsible for the strategy, day-to-day operations, and overall customer success in the United States and Canada.

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Executive Vice President and
Chief Business Officer
Americas and Asia Pacific Japan

Steve Shute ensures top and bottom line growth and overall business performance in SAP’s Americas and Asia Pacific Japan regions.

Chief Financial Officer

Todd McElhatton oversees the financial activities of the United States and Canada, including forecasting and planning, driving efficiencies, and leadership of the Commercial Finance team, to ensure the overall financial health of the region.

Chief Operating Officer

Dave Spencer is responsible for the development and consistent execution of SAP’s go-to-market and sales strategies for all industries across the entire product portfolio.

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Jewell Parkinson
Head of Human Resources

Jewell Parkinson provides HR leadership across the region for all board areas, and leads the HR Business Partner organization. 

Martin Mrugal
Chief Innovation Officer

Martin Mrugal is responsible for SAP’s innovation agenda for North America including the Chief Customer Office, Solution Engineering, Industry and Value Engineering, and the Customer Center of Excellence (CoE) organizations.


Mary Beth Hanss
General Counsel

Mary Beth Hanss is general counsel for SAP in North America. In this role, she manages the legal and contracts department supporting all business in the U.S. and Canada.


Senior Management Team

Managing Director, East – U.S.
Steve Baird
Head of Human Capital Management
Line of Business
Managing Director, Canada
Head of Marketing
Head of Digital Business Services
Head of Services Sales

John Gurski
Head of Customer Engagement
and Commerce Line of Business

Greta Krupetsky
Head of Strategic Customer Program
Managing Director, Retail
Head of Supplier Relationship Management Line of Business
Managing Director, West - U.S. 
Head of Financial Services Industries

Joe Paytas
Head of SAP S/4HANA
and Center of Excellence

Head of Regulated Industries 
Chief Customer Officer
Head of SAP Cloud Platform
Managing Director, Midwest - U.S.
John Tully
Managing Director, South - U.S.
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