HP Helps Molson Coors Move to Cloud
PALO ALTO, Calif. — HP Enterprise Services today announced that Molson Coors Brewing Company is working with HP to transform some of the brewer’s finance and human resources (HR) processes and systems in order to reduce costs, increase efficiency and improve access to critical information.
Under the terms of the agreement, HP will support Molson Coors’ migration from regional support to a more cost-efficient and flexible HP cloud environment that allows Molson Coors to quickly scale resources up and down as business needs change.
HP’s improved Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) platform offers clients more robust workflows, while integrating tightly into enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems to improve operational effectiveness. Molson Coors’ move to a cloud hosting environment via the new HP BPO platform will standardize HR and finance processes globally to their corresponding business applications. By better aligning processes and applications, Molson Coors can easily expand into new markets more quickly and cost-effectively.
“In the evolving beer market, we look for business solutions that help keep us nimble and flexible, so that we can focus on brewing great beer brands for our consumers,” said Gavin Hattersley, chief financial officer, Molson Coors Brewing Company. “HP’s expertise, along with a scalable, secure solution, delivers the business process services we need to stay competitive.”
Molson Coors will receive BPO services from a blend of HP global centers of excellence located in Canada, Costa Rica, India, Poland and the United States. HP’s delivery model combines the power of HP technology with experienced professionals around the world and an industrialized delivery model to give Molson Coors greater flexibility and cost efficiency while minimizing risks.
“With top brewers joining forces to compete, it’s critical for Molson Coors to use the latest processes and technologies to drive even more operational efficiency,” said Dennis Stolkey, senior vice president and general manager, Americas, HP Enterprise Services. “Under these market conditions, Molson Coors will depend on HP as a trusted advisor to lead its transformation to deliver world-class finance and HR services, allowing the Molson Coors team to focus on what they do best.”
HP has provided strategic infrastructure support for Molson Coors since 2005, and finance and administration and HR services since 2008.
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