The term of office of Mr. Justus Mische, who had been a member of the Supervisory Board since December 9, 2002, and who was elected 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 elected by the Annual Shareholders’ Meeting on April 29, 2008 as a new member of the Supervisory 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, have been placed under the joint direction of two Executive
Board members with different regional responsibilities. Region West (North and
South America, Western and Southern Europe), will be headed by Executive Board
member Mark Edwards, previously Chief Operation Officer for the ETS division.
Region East (Northern and Central Europe, Africa, Australia, and Asia) will be
headed by David Broadbent, previously Chief Product Officer for the ETS
Division, who directed sales in the Asia/Pacific region.
Dr. Peter Kürpick, who was previously responsible for R&D in the webMethods division, will in addition assume responsibility for R&D in the ETS division. 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.
No significant events occurred between the end of the second quarter and the date of release of these quarterly financial statements by the Executive Board that would warrant inclusion in this report.
Software AG’s Executive Board approved the quarterly consolidated financial statements on August 1, 2008.