Events after the balance sheet date
The term of office of Mr. Justus Mische, who has been a member of the Supervisory Board since December 09, 2002, and who was selected by the Annual Shareholders’ Meeting, ended with the end of the Annual Shareholders’ Meeting on April 29, 2008, as he had reached the age limit specified in the articles of association.
Mr. Willi Berchtold, Dipl. Oec., Chief Financial Officer, Controlling and Informatics at ZF Friedrichshafen AG, and residing in Überlingen, was selected by the Annual Shareholders’ Meeting on April 29, 2008 as a new member of the Supervisory Board.
Mr. David Mitchell resigned his office as member of the Executive Board on April 29, 2008. He had previously been responsible for sales in the webMethods business division.
Reorganization of the Executive Board
On April 29, 2008, the Supervisory Board approved a reorganization of the Executive Board. The sales organizations of the two business divisions, webMethods and ETS, will each be placed under the direction of two Executive Board members with different regional responsibility. Region West (North and South America, Western and Southern Europe), will be led by Executive Board member Mark Edwards, who was previously the Chief Operation Officer for the ETS Division. Region East (Northern and Central Europe, Africa, Australia, and Asia) will be led by David Broadbent, who was previously the Chief Product Officer for the ETS Division, and who directed sales in the Asia/Pacific region.
Dr. Peter Kürpick, who was previously responsible for R&D in the webMethods Division, will also assume responsibility for R&D in the ETS Division.
Date of release of the consolidated interim financial statements
Software AG’s Executive Board approved the quarterly consolidated financial statements on May 9, 2008.