Nelly Boustany

Senior Director HXM Value Advisory, EMEA South, SAP

Nelly Boustany is the Senior Director HXM Value Advisory EMEA South at SAP, the world’s leader in Enterprise Application Software. In her role, Nelly connects with Executive HR leaders as well as HR communities, boards and advises on their HR digital transformation readiness and challenges, journey to success, best practices and lessons learned.

Nelly has 20 years of HR experience of which 15 years of leadership experience overseeing HR for global companies in the MENA region during periods of business transformation, strategic expansion, optimization & M&As. Prior to her current role, Nelly was the HR Director for SAP across the Middle East & North Africa region, responsible for ensuring business success through developing and executing on its people strategy, while transforming the business as well as HR organizations in alignment with the global 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 enabling business transformation through people. She strongly believes in building corporate cultures that allow organizations to thrive and attract, nurture and retain the best and most diverse talent. She was the executive sponsor and still is a core member of the first SAP Business Women’s Network in the MENA region, the SAP Early Talent Community as well as and SAP’s Young Thinkers Program in MENA.

Nelly received her Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science from Haigazian University in Beirut as well as an MBA from Notre Dame University in Lebanon.