Esprit selects Mindtree as a strategic IT Partner

Mindtree, a global technology has announced that it is working with international fashion brand Esprit to deliver IT solutions

that will make Esprit more competitive. In the first phase of this relationship, Mindtree will monitor and

support Esprit’s SAP applications suite for more than 300 directly managed retail stores and over 7,500

wholesale points of sale in Europe.

As part of this multi-year contract, Mindtree will ensure the stability of Esprit’s SAP systems through early

detection and resolution of system, functional and process issues. In addition, Mindtree will maintain on-

time availability of Esprit’s data and provide flexibility to IT management to meet their business needs.

Most importantly, Mindtree will improve the processes service quality, allowing Esprit’s IT team to focus

on their strategic business needs without having to worry about the reliability of their SAP systems.

Dr. Thomas Pirlein, Group CIO, Esprit said, “We sought a long-term managed services partner to bring

efficiencies and technology leadership. Mindtree’s SAP managed services expertise, agility, collaborative

culture and team leadership made them the ideal choice. Mindtree will play a key role in our efforts to

gain long-term competitiveness with its technology leadership and deep understanding of trends shaping

the future of retail.”

Radha R, Executive Vice President – Retail, CPG, MFG and Travel, Transportation & Hospitality, Mindtree

said, “We took a business process view rather than a system centric view to provide Esprit the flexibility to

achieve their goals in the highly competitive fashion retail space. We see this program as an important

first step among many to come as part of Esprit’s commitment to drive sustainable growth using

technology.”

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