Sony goes live with SAP® SuccessFactors®, powered by Neeyamo

California, USA, March 20, 2018 – Sony Pictures Networks India Pvt. Ltd. (SPN), collaborates with Neeyamo for a successful global deployment of SAP® SuccessFactors® modules – Employee Central and Performance & Goals.

Speaking about the partnership, Ajay Meher, SVP & Head -of IT, Post Production and New Media at Sony Pictures Networks India Pvt. Ltd. (SPN) said, “Our collaboration with Neeyamo is an exciting step taken forward in enhancing both HR and employees experience. Neeyamo has been extremely supportive and has envisaged our vision to provide consistent and seamless HR support to our employees across locations. The team’s experience with SAP SuccessFactors combined with timely reports and structured governance has made it a smooth transition without disrupting the HR services.”

To brief on the engagement, Guhan Ramanan, Vice President at Neeyamo said, “We are excited to be partnered with Sony Pictures Networks India Pvt. Ltd. (SPN). They are an industry leader, with an impeccable reputation, global reach, complex needs, and their employees are both highly motivated to succeed with Neeyamo and extremely competent. Given that Sony Pictures Networks India Pvt. Ltd. (SPN) was already using SAP for their talent management processes, SAP SuccessFactors was right decision to consolidate, enhance and optimize their HR processes. A phased approach was the best fit for Sony Pictures Networks India Pvt. Ltd. (SPN)’s needs. We have gone live with Employee Central, the core HRIS and PM-GM for Sony Pictures Networks India Pvt. Ltd. (SPN) and in the process implemented complex and unique Time-off requirements.

About Neeyamo

Neeyamo Inc. is a complete provider of end-to-end human resources outsourcing (HRO) services. Neeyamo, an SAP® VAR partner, specializing in SAP® SuccessFactors® solutions. Neeyamo offers implementations of SAP® SuccessFactors® solutions, on-demand administration, and extensions using SAP® HANA® Cloud Platform extensions for SAP® SuccessFactors®. Neeyamo also offers full-scope HR services, global payroll in 150+ countries and background verification services in 198 countries. For more information about Neeyamo, visit

About Sony Pictures Networks India (SPN)

Sony Pictures Networks India (SPN), is a subsidiary of Sony Corporation which owns and operates the Sony Entertainment network of television channels.

SPN comprises 31 channels including Sony Entertainment Television (SET and SET HD), one of India’s leading Hindi general entertainment television channels; MAX, India’s premium Hindi movies and special events channel; MAX 2, another Hindi movie channel showcasing great India Cinema; MAX HD, a high definition Hindi movie channel airing premium quality films; WAH, the FTA channel for Hindi movies; SAB and SAB HD the family-oriented Hindi comedy entertainment channels; PAL, a genre leader in rural Hindi speaking markets (HSM) showcasing the best of Hindi general entertainment and Hindi movies from SPN’s content library; PIX and PIX HD, the English movie channels; LePlex HD showing critically-acclaimed Hollywood films; AXN and AXN HD, the action and adventure-oriented English entertainment channels; Sony BBC Earth and Sony BBC Earth HD, the premium factual entertainment channels, Sony AATH, the Bangla entertainment channel; MIX a refreshing Hindi music channel; ROX HD, a channel for contemporary Hindi music; YAY!, the kids entertainment channel; Sports Network comprising 11 sports entertainment channels – SONY SIX, SONY SIX HD, SONY ESPN, SONY ESPN HD, SONY TEN 1,  SONY TEN 1 HD, SONY TEN 2, SONY TEN 2 HD, SONY TEN 3, SONY TEN 3 HD, SONY TEN GOLF HD; SonyLIV – the digital entertainment VOD platform, SPN Productions, the networks’ film production arm and Sony Pictures Networks Distribution Pvt Ltd. (SPND) that distributes the networks television channels across different genres and languages through multiple content delivery platforms. SPN reaches out to over 700 million viewers in India and is available in 167 countries.

The network is recognized as an employer of choice within and outside the media industry. SPN is a recipient of several awards, including the ‘Aon Best Employers India’ Award in the 2017 edition in recognition of SPN’s unique workplace culture and exceptional people practices, consistently ranking amongst India’s Top 10 Companies with Best Health & Wellness Practices by SHRM & CGP Partners, listed by Working Mother & AVTAR as one of the 100 Best Companies for Women in India in 2017 and adjudged one of India’s Great Mid-Size Workplaces for its distribution business by the Great Place To Work® Institute in the 2017 edition.

Sony Pictures Networks India Private Limited is in its 23rd year of operations in India. Its subsidiaries include Sony Pictures Networks Distribution India Private Limited, MSM-Worldwide Factual Media Private Limited, MSM Discovery Private Limited, Taj Television (India) Private Limited, Aqua Holding Investments [Pvt.] Ltd., and Bangla Entertainment Private Limited.