Further restructuring activities are expected to generate costs
totaling €2.7 million during the fourth quarter of the year.
In November 2004, Software AG appointed Dr. Peter Kürpick to the
Executive Board. The appointment takes effect as of April 1, 2005. The
XML Business Integration business line will report directly to Dr. Kürpick
whose responsibility will also include Research & Development and product
marketing. As Senior Vice President at SAP AG, Dr. Kürpick was responsible
for the development of SAP NetWeaver integration technology in six
development centers across the world.