Ken Hamel Joins BackOffice Associates as Board Observer

December 18, 2018

Seasoned SAP Executive Vice President Becomes Advisor for Data Transformation Solutions Leader

McLean, VA — December 18, 2018 — BackOffice Associates, a worldwide leader in solutions that solve enterprises’ most complex data transformation challenges, today announced that Ken Hamel has joined its Board of Directors as an observer. Hamel currently serves as Executive Vice President of Global Sales Operations and Global Business Operations at SAP.

“We’re honored to welcome Ken to our world class Board. He brings deep knowledge in delivering sustained innovation and transformative results to global teams in the enterprise data world,” said David Booth, CEO, BackOffice Associates. “As enterprises move quickly to SAP S/4HANA to support their drive to the Digital Enterprise, we will be aligned with SAP to assist in the associated data transformation and migration initiatives supporting this massive trend.”

In his current role at SAP, Hamel oversees key strategic and operational functions for a global sales force comprising over 10,000 professionals. With more than 14 years of experience at SAP, he collaborates with SAP’s prominent sales leaders and COOs to ensure customer and business performance success. Driving successful innovation, standardization and transformational initiatives across the company, Hamel was responsible for spearheading a global transformation for the presales organization, introduced globally-consistent operating standards, accelerated growth in SAP’s emerging markets, and drove numerous shared services efficiencies across the globe.

“Ken’s business acumen and transformative approaches will be invaluable to the BackOffice Associates’ Board. This latest Board appointment continues our trajectory of gathering the data industry’s most successful innovators and investors to bring the industry a best-of-breed approach to all aspects of data transformation,” said Bill Green, Chairman of BackOffice Associates.

In addition to Hamel, the following is BackOffice Associates’ current Board of Directors:

  • Bill Green, Former Accenture CEO and Chairman
  • Joe Tucci, Bridge Growth Partners Chairman and Former Chairman & CEO of EMC
  • Alok Singh, Bridge Growth Partners Managing Principal
  • Bill Teuber, Bridge Growth Partners Senior Operating Principal and Former Vice Chairman of EMC
  • Steve Mills, Bridge Growth Partners Senior Advisor and Former EVP at IBM Software and Systems
  • Dave Barnes, Bridge Growth Partners Senior Advisor and Former CIO of UPS
  • Peter Griffiths, Bridge Growth Partners Technology Advisory Board member and Former EVP of Products at CA Technologies
  • James E. Rogers, New Market Corporation Board member and advisor at various private companies
  • David Booth, CEO of BackOffice Associates

“I am excited to join the Board of BackOffice Associates as they continue to aggressively invest in data transformation an area that is white hot in the market and closely aligned with the emergence of the digital enterprise,” said Hamel.

About BackOffice Associates
BackOffice Associates solves complex enterprise data transformation challenges by combining data expertise, intelligent software and packaged solution accelerators to yield certain and superior business outcomes. The company’s software applies automation and guidance infused by AI and machine learning technologies to data migration, data quality, analytics, master data management, metadata management, and information governance initiatives. Utilizing the market’s top data specialists, validated industry knowledge and proven methodologies, BackOffice Associates has led thousands of successful data transformation projects including for over 200 Forbes Global 2000 organizations. Founded in 1996, the company is headquartered in the greater Boston area and employs 800+ data specialists in 25 offices across the globe. To learn more, please visit

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