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Software AG Appoints Raj Datta as New President for North America

Reston, VA, U.S. , Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Software AG (Frankfurt TecDAX: SOW) today announced the immediate appointment of Raj Datta as President of Software AG North America Inc. Raj Datta takes the helm to further accelerate Software AG's technology leadership and market share in the United States and Canada.

Eric Duffaut, Chief Customer Officer, Software AG noted: “I am delighted that Raj is joining Software AG. In his role, he will spearhead our North America business and bring the company’s whole portfolio to its valued customers and partners. Given the size and the dynamics of the North American market and the opportunities that we see, I'm confident Raj has what it takes to bring Software AG to new heights. He brings a strong track record, both with IBM and CiBO Technologies, of building successful businesses based on entrepreneurship and innovations, while delivering superior financial performance and growth.”

A dynamic business executive and technologist, Raj Datta has held senior leadership positions at CiBO technologies and IBM. At analytics start-up, CiBO Technologies, Datta was responsible for all revenue-related functions. Prior to that, at IBM, Datta progressed through sales and business development roles culminating in running IBM’s Distribution Sector (CPG, Retail, and Travel/Transportation) in North America.

Raj Datta said: “This is a very exciting time to be joining Software AG as the company builds on the momentum of its first year of successful market adoption of its IoT (Internet of Things) portfolio and the growing demand for its Digital Business Platform. Software AG is especially unique in that it can provide everything a business needs to launch an IoT project, build new digital business models and processes, and integrate them into their existing IT infrastructure.”

Raj Datta holds an MBA from Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University and a BA (Economics) from the University of Illinois.

About Software AG
Software AG (Frankfurt TecDAX: SOW) helps companies with their digital transformation. With Software AG’s Digital Business Platform, companies can better interact with their customers and bring them on new ‘digital’ journeys, promote unique value propositions, and create new business opportunities. In the Internet of Things (IoT) market, Software AG enables enterprises to integrate, connect and manage IoT components as well as analyze data and predict future events based on Artificial Intelligence (AI). The Digital Business Platform is built on decades of uncompromising software development, IT experience and technological leadership. Software AG has more than 4,500 employees, is active in 70 countries and had revenues of €879 million in 2017. 

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