Press Release

Software AG Strengthens its Partner Management

Darmstadt, Germany, 8/1/2012

Software AG today announced the appointment of Dr. Friedrich Neumeyer as head of Global Partner Management. This decision is a further step in strengthening the company’s partner business. In his new role, Dr. Neumeyer will build a team to broaden and deepen both national and international partnerships.

Dr. Neumeyer will have responsibility for the global marketing of software solutions through partner companies. When publishing its financial results for the second quarter of 2012 last week, Software AG announced plans to expand its global sales and marketing activities. Global Partner Management is part of the company's growth strategy for increasing its presence in important markets and industries. The goal is to develop existing business relationships and gain new partners worldwide.

Dr. Neumeyer recently held various management positions in international partner business at SAP. A physicist, he worked at McKinsey & Company, Inc., after earning his doctorate, before joining SAP in 2003. Dr. Neumeyer will take up his new responsibilities at Software AG as of today.

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 offer our customers a variety of end-to-end solutions delivering low Total-Cost-of-Ownership and high ease of use. Our industry-leading brands, ARIS, webMethods, Adabas, Natural, CentraSite, Terracotta and IDS Scheer Consulting, represent a unique portfolio encompassing: 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 €1.1 billion in 2011 and has more than 5,500 employees serving about 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).

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