AkzoNobel selects Oracle to power recruiting, replaces SAP

Infotech Leda America: AkzoNobel, a producer of specialty chemicals, has selected Oracle Talent Management Recruiting Cloud Service to power its recruiting efforts.

The world’s largest global paints and coatings company AkzoNobel, which has around 55,000 people around the world, will also dump SAP.

As part of a strategic talent management initiative, AkzoNobel will replace its current recruiting solution from SAP with Oracle Talent Management Recruiting Cloud Service.

Part of the Oracle Cloud, Oracle Talent Management Recruiting Cloud Service helps enterprises source, assess, track and hire the best talent, said Oracle in a statement.


In addition to automating the recruiting process, Oracle Talent Management Recruiting Cloud Service delivers insights to help companies continuously improve talent acquisition efficiency and effectiveness.

Oracle Consulting Services will manage the deployment for AkzoNobel which is business related challenges, especially in Europe.

Currently, AkzoNobel focusses on performance improvements and operational efficiencies in order to benefit from strong portfolio of businesses with many leading market positions and exposure to growth markets.

“As we evaluated recruiting solutions, we realized that an integrated, strategic approach to talent management would help us recruit and retain the best possible employees to AkzoNobel,” said Pablo Vercelli, HR Director for AkzoNobel Decorative Paints.

Oracle Talent Management Recruiting Cloud Service will help AkzoNobel automate recruiting and provide analytics capabilities to help better understand talent needs, evaluate talent, and retain the best possible people in the company to continue its growth.

Nagaraj Nadendla, group vice president, Oracle Talent Management Cloud Service, said: “We believe that Oracle Talent Management Cloud Service can help AkzoNobel select and attract top performers who can help drive its business for years to come.”

AkzoNobel has company-wide core processes, which will support and drive the strategic focus areas. These processes include: a more rigorous operational control cycle to drive and monitor delivery of its targets, behaviour based and process safety, talent management, innovation and procurement.

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