Guests from the management of the software giant SAP cut the ribbon for the opening of the SAP Center Sofia during an official ceremony
SAP Center Sofia, the new SAP office building in Bulgaria able to accommodate all 1,400+ local employees in one place has opened its doors. The official opening ceremony gathered guests from the company’s management, employees, customers and partners.
The building, located in the Hladilnika Industrial Zone, is one of the few buildings wholly owned by the company at a global level and is proof of SAP’s long-term investment in the Bulgarian development center. The spaces are furnished with state-of-the-art equipment to ensure the comfort and well-being of employees and are designed in line with the company’s global flexible working policy to support the development of innovative products.
Guests from the company’s management, employees, customers and partners attended the official opening ceremony. A highlight of the event was the presence of Jürgen Müller, Chief Technology Officer and Member of the company’s Executive Board, who shared: “It was a pleasure for me to visit Bulgaria and be part of this important day for our colleagues here. The technical expertise, the energy of the local teams and the appetite for innovation were felt in the atmosphere of the event. I believe that the new building will not only provide colleagues with a modern workspace and opportunities for different ways of working, meeting and collaborating, but also with its open design will stimulate work on new technologies and innovations.”
“Our new office is a clear statement of the strong commitment of SAP to our location as the office here is on its way to become a regional hub for development of key innovations. We are thankful to all our local clients and partners for choosing us as a trusted partner in their transformation into future-proof intelligent sustainable enterprises”, said Zdravko Peshakov, Managing Director of SAP Bulgaria.
“We are happy to have successfully implemented this long-term project. The building strengthens the strategic position of the Bulgarian location in the global company SAP and will create new opportunities for cooperation and exchange of ideas between our teams. We expect the new workspace to support the deepening of our partnerships with universities, startups and representatives of the technological ecosystem in Sofia, as well as to meet our ambitions for long-term growth”, added Radoslav Nikolov, Executive Director of SAP Labs Bulgaria.
The leader in the field of business applications, SAP, has had a representative office in Bulgaria since 2000. Today, the Bulgarian development center, SAP Labs Bulgaria, employs over 1,400 professionals, with over 90% of the teams working on topics related to cloud technologies. SAP Labs Bulgaria has a key role in the definition and development of SAP’s cloud platform – SAP Business Technology Platform.