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Oracle Excellence Awards 2013


The leadership awards honor the achievements of chief financial officers, chief human resources officers, chief marketing officers, and chief operating officers in the categories of finance, human capital management, marketing, and value chain management.

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 CIO of the Year

Leadership: Finance—Asia Pacific
Gary Lennon, Executive General Manager, Finance, National Australia Bank

Leadership: Finance—Europe, Middle East, And Africa
Ian Winham, Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, and Chief Information Officer, Ricoh Europe

Leadership: Finance—Latin America

Otto Kroboth, Chief Financial Officer, Grupo Fármacos Especializados

Leadership: Finance—North America

John Stephens, Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, AT&T

Leadership: Human Capital Management—Asia Pacific

TAN Seng Chai, Group Chief Corporate Officer, CapitaLand Limited

Oracle Excellence Awards 2013

DBA of the Year,
Java Business Innovation,
Oracle PartnerNetwork Specialized
Partner of the Year,
Data Warehouse Leader of the Year,
Oracle Fusion Middleware Innovation,
Eco-Enterprise Innovation,
Proactive Support


Oracle Excellence Awards 2013

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Leadership: Human Capital Management— Europe, Middle East, And Africa
Olivier Ruthardt, Group Vice President of Human Resources, MAIF

Leadership: Human Capital Management—Latin America

Jose Marcio, Vice President, Queiroz Galvão Oil and Gas

Leadership: Human Capital Management—North America

Frederick S. Koury, Senior Vice President, Pentair

Leadership: Value Chain Management— Asia Pacific
Edward Yu, Associate Vice President, ZyXEL

Leadership: Value Chain Management—Europe, Middle East, And Africa

Mike A. Johnston, Global IT Program Manager, Supply Chain Management, Cummins Turbo Technologies

Leadership: Value Chain Management—North America
Thomas Crowe, Chief Supply Chain Officer, PL Developments

Leadership: Marketing—Europe, Middle East, And Africa
David Dorling, Head of Global Marketing, Swiss Post Solutions

Leadership: Marketing—North America
Michael Williams, Vice President Global Field Marketing, McAfee

DBA of the Year

The DBA of the Year awards honor individuals who demonstrate technical ability with and superior knowledge of Oracle Database and Oracle’s engineered systems within their organizations.

DBA of the Year—Asia Pacific
Park Kweon, Senior Manager, Shinhan Card

DBA of the Year—Europe, Middle East, and Africa
Awad El-Sidiq, Senior Database Administrator, ADNOC Distribution

DBA of the Year—Americas
William S. Callahan, Director, Products and Technology, CCC Information Services

Java Business Innovation

The Java Business Innovation award recognizes achievement using the Oracle Java Embedded platform to drive innovation within business or product development.

Guilherme Spina, Chief Executive Officer, V2COM

Specialized Partner of the Year

The Specialized Partner of the Year awards recognize Oracle PartnerNetwork partners for their commitment to delivering innovative, specialized solutions and services based on Oracle hardware and software.

Specialized Partner of the Year—Asia Pacific

APAC Partner of the Year: Youngwoo Digital Co., Ltd.
Applications: Accenture APAC
Database: Youngwoo Digital Co., Ltd.
Engineered Systems: Neusoft Corporation
Industry: Infosys Limited (Finacle)
Middleware: TimeGate Co., Ltd.
Server and Storage Systems: United Electronics Co., Ltd.
Value Added Distributor: ECS Holdings Limited

Specialized Partner of the Year—Europe, Middle East, and Africa

Applications: Capgemini
Database and Middleware: Everis
Engineered Systems: TAS SpA
Industry: Soft Alliances and Resources
Oracle Cloud: Accenture AG
Server and Storage Systems: SCC Plc

Specialized Partner of the Year—Global

Applications: Accenture
Database and Middleware: NEC Corporation
Engineered Systems: Cloud Creek Systems, Inc.
Industry: Deloitte
Server and Storage Systems: SCC Plc

Specialized Partner of the Year—Japan

Industry: NEC Corporation
Japan Partner of the Year: Fujitsu Limited
Engineered Systems: Fujitsu Limited
Applications: TIS Inc.
Database and Middleware: NEC Corporation
Server and Storage Systems: ITOCHU Techno-Solutions Corporation
Enterprise Performance Management: TIS Inc.
Enterprise Manager: NS Solutions Corporation
Security And Data Integration: ITOCHU Techno-Solutions Corporation
Oracle Exadata: ITOCHU Techno-Solutions Corporation
Oracle Exalytics: Fujitsu Limited
Oracle Database Appliance: K.K. Ashisuto
Linux: Fujitsu Limited
Applications Innovation: IBM Japan, Ltd.
Systems Innovation: Hitachi, Ltd.
Support Quality: NEC Corporation
Value Added Distributor: SoftBank BB Corporation
Independent Software Vendor: Toshiba Solutions Corporation
Specialization: ITOCHU Techno-Solutions Corporation
Support: K.K. Ashisuto
Oracle University: Fujitsu Learning Media Limited
Consulting: N.S. Computer Service Company, LTD.

Specialized Partner of the Year—Latin America

Applications: InMotion
Database and Middleware: Discover
Industry/Applications: Neticel
Engineered Systems: Service Informática Ltda
Server and Storage Systems: Grupo de Tecnología Cibernética

Specialized Partner of the Year—North America

BI/EPM: Infosys Limited and KPI Partners
Broad Market Software Revenue: Mythics, Inc.
Broad Market Hardware Revenue: Forsythe
Oracle on Oracle: Cloud Creek Systems, Inc.
Security and Identity Management: Deloitte and Simeio Solutions LLC
SI Applications: IBM Global Business Services and KBACE Technologies, Inc.
Communications, Media, and Entertainment: Fadel Partners, Inc.

Consumer and Retail: Object Edge Inc.
Education: KPI Partners
Energy and Utilities: Enkitec
Financial Services: Enkitec
Health and Life Sciences: NTT Data
Manufacturing and Distribution: Deloitte
Public Sector: 3Di
Services: AST Corporation and Infosys Limited

Data Warehouse Leader of the Year

The Data Warehouse Leader of the Year awards recognize individuals who demonstrate excellent technical ability and superior knowledge of Oracle data warehouse technologies and consistently apply best practices while demonstrating leadership and sharing experience both inside and outside their businesses.

Data Warehouse Leader of the Year—Asia Pacific

Lao Zhiyong, Manager, Software Package and BI Platform Group, Platform Department, BP&IT, Huawei Technologies Co.

Data Warehouse Leader of the Year—Europe, Middle East, and Africa

Dr. Marcus Prätzas, Head of Technical Assurance for Global Technology Production, Deutsche Bank

Data Warehouse Leader of the Year—North America

Ross Bensen, Head of Business Intelligence Architecture, Thomson Reuters

Oracle Fusion Middleware Innovation

The Oracle Fusion Middleware Innovation awards honor Oracle customers for their cutting-edge solutions using Oracle Fusion Middleware. Winners are selected based on the uniqueness of their business case, business benefits, level of impact relative to the size of the organization, complexity and magnitude of implementation, and the originality of their architecture.

Business Analytics (Oracle BI, Oracle EPM, Oracle Exalytics)


Oracle Application Development Framework and Oracle Fusion Development

Schneider National, Inc.

Oracle Cloud Application Foundation


Oracle Data Integration

Royal Bank of Scotland
The Yalumba Wine Company

Oracle Exalogic Elastic Cloud

NTT Communications
University of Melbourne

Oracle Identity Management

ANZ Banking Group
Putnam Investments

Service-Oriented Architecture and Business Process Management

Telefónica Movistar Mexico
Wyndham Exchange & Rentals

Oracle WebCenter

Choice Hotels
Statoil Fuel & Retail

Eco-Enterprise Innovation

The Eco-Enterprise Innovation awards honor customers for their use of Oracle products to take an environmental lead, as well as to reduce costs and improve business efficiencies using green business practices. Partners that help winning customers with their sustainability initiatives are also honored.

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 Meet the winners

Customers awarded 2013 Eco-Enterprise Innovation awards:

Centennial Coal
Indaver nv
Korea Enterprise Data
National Guard Health Affairs
Schneider National, Inc.
Telstra International Group
Trex Company
University of Salzburg
Yeoncheon County Office

Partners awarded 2013 Eco-Enterprise Innovation awards:

CSS International, Inc.
Daesang Information Technology
Evolutionary System Arabia Fz LLC
Infosys Limited
Knowledge Global
Solutions for Retails Brands Limited

Chief Sustainability Officer

Robert Kaplan, Director, Product Sustainability, Walmart

Proactive Support: Champion

The Proactive Support Individual Champion awards honor Oracle customers or partners for driving the proactive adoption of tools and resources within their own or their customers’ companies.

Proactive Support: Individual Champions

Kashif Manzoor, Project Manager, ERP, Raqmiyat LLC
Mikko Pulli, Support Manager, BSC, Vaisala Oyi

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