Column5 Consulting Expands Center of Excellence

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Rick Bryant Hired as Senior Director

“I am very excited about the future of Column5 Consulting and to be working with such an amazing team to ensure continued customer success,” says Rick Bryant.

Column5 Consulting, a global leader in Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) consulting, today announced the addition of Rick Bryant as Senior Director of Column5’s Center of Excellence.

“Rick brings a reputation for leadership, deep product knowledge, and creativity that will fit right in with our Center of Excellence team,” says David Den Boer, Column5 CEO, “Rick will focus on enhancing Column5’s current Center of Excellence solution offerings, and working to grow our team of experts to extend Column5’s leadership for consistent, quality delivery well into the future.”

Rick has over 15 years of support, consulting and business development experience in the EPM arena. Prior to joining Column5, Rick was the Director of Ecosystems and Channels for Business Analytics and Technology for SAP. In that role, Rick worked with SAP sales teams and partner ecosystem to ensure consistent delivery of the value and vision of SAP solutions.

Rick has held a number of key positions at SAP including Director of the Regional Implementation Group where he was responsible for driving customer success with the SAP EPM product portfolio and Senior Director of SAP’s Business Analytics Center of Excellence responsible for the go-to-market strategy and field execution of SAP EPM solutions. Prior to joining SAP, Rick was Director of Product Support for OutlookSoft where he was responsible for the customer support organization.

“I have had the opportunity to work with Column5 for several years while at SAP, and have always been impressed by not only their reputation for superior implementations but also their commitment to providing value to their customers in other areas such as training, support, program management and of course, the Center of Excellence,” says Rick Bryant, “I am very excited about the future of Column5 Consulting and to be working with such an amazing team to ensure continued customer success.”

About Column5 Consulting:
Column5 Consulting is a full-service implementation provider that significantly improves how finance managers and CFOs plan and manage their businesses. Column5’s extensive experience and exclusive tools allow us to marry process improvement and technology to deliver enhanced value to our customers. Column5 is an SAP channel and services partner, supporting the SAP Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) portfolio of solutions, including SAP BusinessObjects Planning and Consolidation (BPC), SAP Profitability and Cost Management (PCM), SAP Strategy Management (SSM), as well as SAP Business Intelligence (BI) and Enterprise Information Management (EIM) solutions. Headquartered in Scottsdale, Arizona, Column5 serves customers throughout North America, Europe and Asia with regional operations located in Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Denver, Houston, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco, Seattle, London, Paris, and Singapore. Additional information is available at

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