Connecting to LinkedIn...



Manchester Airport plans ERP transformation with Capgemini

26/06/2015 by Sharon Shahzad


Manchester Airports Group (MAG), which also operates Stansted and East Midlands airports, has selected Capgemini to manage, develop and implement an enterprise resource planning (ERP) platform. 

The deal forms part of a wider transformation, which previously saw a deployment of Esri's geographical information system (GIS) as part of an upgrade of the publicly owned company's asset management.

mini a one-year contract, the financial details of which haven't been disclosed. The aim of the partnership is to "build a strong platform to enable innovative digital and customer strategies that will result in cost savings and improved customer service".

"As MAG continues to go from strength to strength, now serving around 48 million passengers every year, it is crucial that our IT capability provides a solid foundation for innovation and future growth," said Garry Dowdle, CIO at MAG.

"The ERP transformation programme is at the core of MAG's IT strategy and will provide finance, human resources, and procurement with the right processes, data and technology for the job, delivering a step change in the user experience, and helping to make MAG a great place to work," he continued.

"The programme is focused on being a key enabler of profitable growth for MAG by delivering more efficient and higher quality information for business decision-making, supported by best practice processes and robust controls," Dowdle added.

The project will cover the integration of new systems and processes across the four MAG airports, all of which will be underpinned by SAP Business Suite 4 SAP Hana.

It's hoped that the outcome will "drive innovation by connecting people, devices and networks" and, therefore, support the development of new business models at the airports.

Nivedita Krishnamurthy, head of markets at Capgemini, welcomed the partnership with MAG. "This new contract is a fantastic extension to Capgemini's significant airport experience across the world, and we are proud to now be one of the leading providers of business application services to UK airports," she said.

This article has been extracted from, please click on this link to read the article in full

Montash is a multi-award winning global technology recruitment business. Specialising in permanent and contract positions across mid-senior appointments across a wide range of industry sectors and IT functions, including:

ERP Recruitment, BI & Data Recruitment, Information Security Recruitment, Enterprise Architecture & Strategy Recruitment , Energy Technology Recruitment, Demand IT and Business Engagement Recruitment, Digital and E-commerce Recruitment, Leadership Talent, Infrastructure and Service Delivery Recruitment, Project and Programme Delivery Recruitment.

Montash is headquartered in Old Street, London, in the heart of the technology hub. Montash has completed assignments in over 30 countries and has appointed technical professionals from board level to senior and mid-management in permanent and contract roles.

comments powered by Disqus

Social Stream

Latest News


Humans remain largest security flaw in cloud ...

2016-10-21 14:00:00 +0100

With a vast number of companies moving some, if not all, of their operations to the cloud, security continues to be of major concern. Whilst there are numerous patches and firewalls to safeguard defences, it has been highlighted that the most difficult area to protect against is human interaction. This is the view of Jamie Woodruff, a penetration tester and ethical hacker. Woodruff’s views come after he was contracted to conduct a penetration test in or...


Offshore exploration providing boost for oil ...

2016-10-19 09:00:00 +0100

The oil and gas industry has had a notoriously challenging time of late, with the prices of oil plummeting and causing many firms to tighten their belts. However, offshore exploration is providing a much-needed bright spot for the sector, with an increasing number of governments becoming more accommodating. In the past week, it has been revealed that there are big changes afoot for Brazil’s petroleum laws. Shell has already begun to move on this opportu...