EANS-News: Karl Heinz Warum appointed as the new member of the Softline AG Supervisory Board.

Leipzig, 7th February 2011 (euro adhoc) -

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Subtitle: Karl Heinz Warum strengthens the Supervisory Board of Softline AG and replaces Christian von Sydow

Karl Heinz Warum has strengthened the
Supervisory Board of the controlling body of Softline AG. The 57-year old replaces the previous Supervisory Board member, Christian von Sydow, who was active in the Supervisory Board of Softline AG since 2007 and retired from the position for personal reasons.

"I am delighted that Karl Heinz Warum will enrich the Supervisory Board. He is not only an expert in the industry but also an experienced IT manager", says Bernhard von Minckwitz, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Softline AG. At the same time, he said good-bye to Mr von Sydow in his capacity as a Supervisory Board member: "On behalf of the whole Supervisory Board, I would like to express my recognition to Mr von Sydow for his efforts and his dedication and thank him for his excellent work and his commitment."

"I was happy to accept this task, since, based on my longstanding contacts and experiences in the IT market, I will also be able provide useful input to the company.", Karl Heinz Warum stated. A native Carinthian, Warum was appointed managing director of Wyse Technology GmbH in March 2010 and in addition to Germany, is also the responsible sales director for the Central and Eastern European markets. Prior to that, Mr. Warum was successfully employed with Citrix Systems GmbH for twelve years as managing director and Senior Area Vice President Central and Eastern Europe.

Softline AG

About Softline AG
The Softline group is a company with its head office in Leipzig and which is active all over Europe. The group consists of Softline AG, which acts as the holding company, and its 100% subsidiaries Softline Solutions GmbH, Softline Solutions Netherlands B.V., Stover AS, Softline Solutions N.V., STR (Software Technology Services) S.a.r.l. and Prometheus GmbH. The Softline group is an economically stable, permanently growing European company which has developed into a recognised service provider in the information and communication technology (ICT) market. Since its foundation in 2001, the Prometheus GmbH has been one of the leading "service providers of service providers" for systems houses, hardware and software manufacturers, distributors and other ICT service providers. The Softline Solutions companies provide IT consulting, support and service for the highest of quality requirements. In doing so, information technology, business processes and communication are also addressed. Softline AG was founded in 1983 and has been listed since February 2000. You can find more information at www.softline-group.com.

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company: Softline AG
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sector: Software
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