Press Release

Software AG implements a new management structure

Darmstadt, Germany, 8/3/2010

The Software AG Supervisory Board has established a new company governing body: the Group Executive Board (GEB). The GEB consists of four members from the current management board plus four divisional directors representing the operational management areas. Chairman of the Group Executive Board (GEB) is Karl-Heinz Streibich, CEO of Software AG.

The enhanced management structure reflects the increased size of Software AG and is adaptable to the rapid growth of the enterprise. The four divisional directors are Mark Edwards, Ivo Totev, Kamyar Niroumand, recently announced as new Executive Vice President DACH and Josef Bommersbach, Executive Vice President, IDS Scheer's Global consulting. The four management board members are Karl-Heinz Streibich, Arnd Zinnhardt, David Broadbent and Dr. Wolfram Jost, recently appointed, with responsibility for research and development, product management and product marketing for all Software AG Group products.

Software AG’s current Chief Product Officer, Dr. Peter Kürpick, is leaving the company at his own request.

About Software AG
Software AG is the global leader in Business Process Excellence. Our 40 years of innovation include the invention of the first high-performance transactional database, Adabas; the first business process analysis platform, ARIS; and the first B2B server and SOA-based integration platform, webMethods.

We are unique in offering the world’s only end-to-end – and easiest to use – business process management (BPM) solutions, with the lowest Total-Cost-of-Ownership. Our industry-leading brands, ARIS, webMethods, Adabas, Natural and IDS Scheer Consulting, represent a unique portfolio for: process strategy, design, integration and control; SOA-based integration and data management; process-driven SAP implementation; and strategic process consulting and services.

Software AG had revenues of 847 million euro (IFRS, unaudited) in 2009 and has more than 6,000 employees serving 10,000 enterprise and public institution customers across 70 countries. Our comprehensive software and services solutions allow companies to continuously achieve their business results faster. The company is headquartered in Germany and listed on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange (TecDAX, ISIN DE 0003304002 / SOW).

About IDS Scheer

IDS Scheer is part of the Software AG Group and a leading provider of Business Process Management (BPM) software, solutions and services for corporations and public organizations worldwide. With the ARIS Platform for Process Excellence, the company offers an integrated, comprehensive solution portfolio for the strategy, design, implementation and controlling of business processes, allowing companies to continuously improve their overall business performance. Utilizing the ARIS Value Engineering (AVE) approach, IDS Scheer consultants bridge the gap between corporate strategy, business processes, IT solutions and process controlling.

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