SABMiller plc is one of the world's largest brewers, with 2003/04 lager sales volumes in excess of 137 million hectoliters. It has a brewing presence in over 40 countries across four continents and a portfolio of strong brands and leading market shares in many of the countries in which it has brewing operations. Outside the USA, SABMiller plc is one of the largest bottlers of Coca-Cola products in the world. In the year ended 31 March 2004, the group generated $1,391 million pre-tax profit from a turnover of $12,645 million. SABMiller plc is listed on the London and Johannesburg stock exchanges.
"OpenPages has developed significant domain expertise in the area of Sarbanes-Oxley compliance," said Jola Gillespie, group business systems manager at SABMiller. "This expertise, along with a strong end-user community, has resulted in a proven, easy-to-use application that will help us to drive costs out of ongoing compliance."
OpenPages SOX Express is an enterprise compliance management solution that reduces the time and resource costs associated with ongoing compliance for Sections 302 and 404 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act. SOX Express combines powerful document management, business process management and flexible reporting capabilities in an extremely easy-to-use environment that enables an organization to document financial controls and automate the ongoing test and review process. Completely web-based, SOX Express maximizes end-user participation with little training. Its dashboards can be used by project managers, documentation team members, internal auditors and external auditors to plan, document and test the internal controls framework of the company, and to attest to the financial statements.