Nelly Boustany

Digital HR Experience Director, EMEA, SAP

Nelly Boustany is the Director for Digital HR Experience covering EMEA at SAP, the world's leader in Enterprise Application Software. In her role, Nelly connects with HR leaders as well as HR communities, boards and advises on their HR digital transformation journeys, best practices, and lessons learned. Prior to her current role, Nelly was the HR Director for SAP across the Middle East & North Africa (MENA) region, responsible for ensuring business success through developing and executing on people strategy, while transforming the HR organization in alignment with corporate company strategy. Nelly has brought a clear focus to the people agenda and has been instrumental in driving SAP’s growth as well as successfully transforming the HR organization across the region. Nelly is passionate about growing talent with a focus on gender diversity and inspiring other HR peers to do the same. She is the executive sponsor of the first SAP Business Women Network as well as SAP Young Thinkers Program in MENA. Nelly has over 15 years of leadership experience overseeing HR for global companies in the MENA region during periods of strategic expansion. Prior to joining SAP, Nelly held leadership roles in Nokia Networks MEA and Siemens Middle East. Nelly received her Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science from Haigazian University in Beirut, Lebanon, as well as an MBA from Notre Dame University in Lebanon.
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How Mindfulness Saved Me from Becoming a Casualty of Workplace Burnout

by Nelly Boustany

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