May 22, 2007 08:30 ET

ADP Receives SAP® Pinnacle Award

Global Partner Award for Business Process Outsourcing Recognizes ADP for Exemplary Contributions in 2006

ROSELAND, NJ -- (MARKET WIRE) -- May 22, 2007 --ADP® Employer Services International, a leading worldwide provider of outsourced payroll and human resource services, today announced that it was awarded the first SAP® Pinnacle Award for Business Process Outsourcing (BPO). ADP was nominated by SAP partners and employees worldwide, and selected by SAP among a field of finalists including Arinso and IBM.

The SAP Pinnacle Award for BPO recognizes providers that use SAP technology as the underlying delivery platform for their BPO services. ADP Employer Services International HR and payroll service experts leverage the SAP Human Capital Management system to deliver GlobalView®, ADP's single-source, multilingual, multicurrency payroll and HR outsourcing service, to more than 50 clients in over 30 countries worldwide.

"I'm happy to announce that ADP is the winner of the first SAP Pinnacle Award for Business Process Outsourcing (BPO)," said Dr. Bernd Uwe-Pagel, Senior Vice President, BPO Business Unit, SAP. "Over the past three years, ADP has not only successfully built a standardized, scalable, and global SAP HR platform as the basis for its new breed of BPO services for multinational customers, but has ramped up reliable live operations globally at an amazing pace. With high profile global clients like IKEA, Microsoft, Rhodia and Schindler, ADP processes today more than 550,000 employees on their SAP-based GlobalView solution."

"GlobalView, one of the industry's first global HR outsourcing platforms, is seeing impressive adoption among multinationals and is a key driver of ADP's international growth," said Mike Capone, ADP Vice President and General Manager, GlobalView. "This recognition further underscores the strength of our relationship with SAP to provide superior Human Resources Outsourcing (HRO) service to multinational companies worldwide."

Mr. Capone accepted the award on behalf of ADP Employer Services International at a special awards ceremony held on May 13, 2007, the eve of SAPPHIRE® Vienna, SAP's international customer conference.

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About ADP

Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (NYSE: ADP), with over $7 billion in revenues and more than 570,000 clients worldwide, is one of the largest providers of a broad range of premier, mission-critical, cost-effective transaction processing and information-based business solutions. Employer Services (ES), a division of ADP, offers the widest range of HR, payroll, and benefits administration solutions from a single source, to meet the extensive business needs of employers worldwide. Built with more than 50 years of industry experience, ADP ES' cost-effective, easy-to-use solutions provide superior value to companies of all sizes. Approximately 540,000 companies rely on ADP ES for unparalleled service and compliance expertise, allowing them to focus on other core activities. For more information about ADP ES or to contact a local ADP sales office, reach us at 800-225-5237 or

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