E.B. Creasy Group to Run Live with SAP S/4HANA


SAP SE (NYSE: SAP) today announced that E.B. Creasy Group, one of Sri Lanka’s oldest industry leaders and part of Colombo Fort Lands and Building Company PLC (CFLB), went live on the SAP S/4HANA.

“With our unrivaled business legacy of more than a century, E.B. Creasy Group, including C.W. Mackie Group, have understood the value of digitized operations in a digital economy,” said Lalith Kulasinghe, Head of IT, Colombo Fort Group Service (Private) Limited. “SAP S/4HANA was deployed to assist in redefining core business activities, in order to align with modern business trends. This is in line with our future roadmap to further elevate the efficiency of our digital core, enabling the adoption of a single, scalable business solution across all companies of E.B. Creasy Group.”

E.B. Creasy group counts over 100 years of operations in Sri Lanka and has well-established subsidiaries & associate companies across diverse business domains. The company worked with Tech Pacific Lanka Pvt Ltd and vCentric Technologies Pvt Ltd, both SAP partners, to implement SAP S/4HANA by using business process content supported by industry best practices.

“It is increasingly becoming necessary for today’s businesses to consolidate internal and external elements into a single, living structure that goes beyond traditional business models,” said Sunil Kharbanda, Chief Customer Officer, SAP Indian Subcontinent. “Customers are central to SAP’s success journey in Sri Lanka. E.B. Creasy Group will lead this digital age through adoption of innovative technologies such as SAP S/4HANA.”

The SAP S/4HANA solution allows enterprises to drive end-to-end digitized operations across business functions. It streamlines business processes, provides live information and insights, and seamlessly integrates the enterprise with the digital world at large. SAP S/4HANA combines the digitized core capabilities included Enterprise Management with on-premise and cloud solutions in the SAP portfolio for various lines of businesses.

About E B Creasy Group
The House of E. B. Creasy was founded in 1878 by Edward Bennet Creasy and incorporated as a limited liability company in 1929, becoming quoted on the local Stock Exchange in 1968.The Company is among the pioneers of The Ceylon Chamber of Commerce having joined in 1890, while Darley Butler – a wholly-owned subsidiary - enjoys the distinction of being one of the three oldest members since 1852.

Over the years E. B. Creasy has expanded by organic growth as well as by strategic acquisitions and now constitutes a diversified Group spanning a wide spectrum of activities ranging from import, export, distribution and freight forwarding to formulating trading in chemicals and hoteliering.

E. B. Creasy & Company PLC, Darley Butler & Co. Ltd., E. B. Creasy Logistics Ltd., Creasy Foods Ltd., Laxapana Batteries PLC, Muller & Phipps (Ceylon) PLC, Lanka Special Steels Limited, Lankem Ceylon PLC, and C. W. Mackie PLC are subsidiaries of E.B. Creasy Group. For more information, visit www.ebcreasy.com

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