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News Brief: Uwe Herold Joins SAP as New CIO

News Brief: Uwe Herold Joins SAP as New CIO

WALLDORF, Germany, Sept. 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- SAP AG today announced the appointment of Uwe Herold to the position of chief information officer (CIO). As of October 1, 2006, Herold will be based in Walldorf, Germany, where he joins the Board area Human Resources, Processes & Production reporting directly to Claus Heinrich, member of the Executive Board. Herold has 15 years of business process engineering and IT management experience.

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Coming to SAP from the automotive supplier Brose Fahrzeugteile GmbH & Co, Germany, as CIO he was responsible for the Brose Group information systems Germany as well as for the introduction and migration of various SAP applications.

Before joining Brose in 1999, Herold worked for Hydac Filtertechnik GmbH, Germany, where he headed up the company's process engineering and organizational development.

Herold holds a degree in mechanical engineering from the Technical University of Chemnitz, Germany.

Any statements contained in this document that are not historical facts are forward-looking statements as defined in the U.S. Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Words such as "anticipate," "believe," "estimate," "expect," "forecast," "intend," "may," "plan," "project," "predict," "should" and "will" and similar expressions as they relate to SAP are intended to identify such forward-looking statements. SAP undertakes no obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statements. All forward-looking statements are subject to various risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from expectations The factors that could affect SAP's future financial results are discussed more fully in SAP's filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC"), including SAP's most recent Annual Report on Form 20-F filed with the SEC. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements, which speak only as of their dates.

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Contact: Antonia Ashton, +49-0-6227-7-6-00-22, or [email protected], CET, or Alla Ruggaber-Mast, +49-0-6227-7-4-63-95, or [email protected], CET, both of SAP AG.


CONTACT: Antonia Ashton, +49-0-6227-7-6-00-22, or
[email protected], CET, or Alla Ruggaber-Mast, +49-0-6227-7-4-63-95, or
[email protected], CET, both of SAP AG

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