Chris Haydon leads SAP Procurement Solutions, focusing on customer success while defining end-to-end spend management solutions that drive differential business outcomes. For the past decade Chris has been a crucial part of SAP Ariba’s leadership, serving since 2017 as senior vice president of customer value and, prior to that, of solutions management. He has also been SAP Ariba’s chief strategy officer.
In his current role, Chris is responsible for aligning procurement solutions across all functions at SAP to ensure successful outcomes for our customers. A tireless customer champion and passionate executive with over 20 years of experience in business network operations, product management, procurement, customer management, and strategy, Chris brings a wealth of expertise and thought leadership to the marketplace. He leads SAP’s procurement product strategy, portfolio, and product roadmap in close coordination with the Product Engineering team and works with the Commercial team to identify target markets and changing business requirements.
Chris holds a Bachelor of Business degree in Information Management from the Queensland University of Technology.