Franck Cohen is President of SAP's largest and most diverse region, Europe, Middle East & Africa. In January 2015, his responsibilities were extended to include Germany, Austria, Switzerland and Eastern European countries.
Franck’s vision of how SAP innovations can fundamentally change the way companies do business - “the art of the possible” - and help them succeed in today’s digital economy, resonates strongly with customers across the region. Over the last four years under Franck Cohen’s leadership, SAP EMEA has consistently delivered recordsetting results.
Franck joined SAP in 2009 as Senior Vice President, COO for EMEA. In 2011 he was appointed President of Europe, Middle East and Africa. Franck began his technology career in 1987 when he successfully launched and ran an enterprise resource planning (ERP) reseller in France. Ten years later, he joined Intentia, a Swedish ERP company, where he held several roles including General Manager of EMEA and Senior Vice President of Sales Worldwide. In 2006 when Intentia merged with Lawson Software, Franck remained with the new company as general manager for EMEA. He subsequently relocated to the United States to lead the North American sales organization. Franck studied Mathematics and Electronic Engineering at Tel Aviv University. He has lived in Israel, Singapore, Sweden, the US and France and is fluent in six languages.