Wrigley Selects SAP as Global Business Systems Platform

mySAP.com(R) to Provide the Wrigley Company with World-Class Solutions For Enterprise Management, CRM, Portals, and Human Resources

    CHICAGO, Sept. 23, 2002 -- SAP AG (NYSE: SAP) today
announced that the Wrigley Company has selected mySAP.com(R) as the
information technology platform to unify and increase the efficiency of its
worldwide operations, enhance customer service, and improve communication and
information available to its employees. Under the agreement, approximately
10,000 Wrigley employees will use mySAP.com solutions as part of a phased
global rollout beginning with managing core business processes in Europe,
Asia/Pacific, and the Americas. This will be followed by additional locations
and solutions, including customer relationship management (CRM), enterprise
portals, and human resources over time. With the selection, the Wrigley
Company joins the growing number of the world's leading consumer products
companies that have chosen SAP solutions to standardize and integrate global
business processes and improve their operating margins and competitive
positions within the industry.
    A recognized leader in the confectionery field and the world's leading
manufacturer and marketer of chewing gum, the Wrigley Company has global sales
of nearly $2.5 billion and markets its brands in more than 150 countries. The
selection of mySAP.com will provide the company with a single global business
system platform to unify operations, accommodate future growth, and support
the company's overall business strategy.
    "Our IT infrastructure plays an important role in supporting our mission
to weave Wrigley brands into the fabric of everyday life around the world,"
said Donagh Herlihy, the Wrigley Company's chief information officer. "We
require a solution robust enough to address both our core business processes
as well as our relationships with customers, employees, and partners around
the world. mySAP.com provides us with the broad-ranging functionality
necessary to tightly align our IT initiatives with the company's strategic
business plan and support our ongoing growth."
    Wrigley went live with mySAP.com in the United Kingdom, Austria, and the
Netherlands in January 2002, and Spain and Scandinavia regions in August 2002.
Wrigley plans to extend its deployment of mySAP.com in the United States in
November 2002, Western Europe in January 2003, and China in mid-2003. Wrigley
will then execute a rapid rollout throughout the rest of its operations. The
company will use the solution's enterprise management capabilities to better
manage activities including reporting, order processing, manufacturing, and
financials. Applications from the SAP solution portfolio will aid in demand
and supply planning; scheduling, production, and distribution; and financial
processes including business planning, budget preparation and treasury and
accounting. Future phases will include the deployment of mySAP(TM) Customer
Relationship Management (mySAP CRM), mySAP(TM) Enterprise Portal (mySAP EP),
and mySAP(TM) Human Resources (mySAP HR).
    "The Wrigley Company manages some of the world's most popular and
well-established brands, and SAP will enable the company to consolidate its
operating systems for better visibility and more efficient global supply
planning," said Leo Apotheker, president, Global Field Operations, SAP AG, and
member of the SAP Executive Board, SAP AG. "mySAP.com provides Wrigley with a
solution both to harmonize business processes across disparate operating units
and locations and to enhance the value of its customer and employee

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