EANS-Adhoc: The General Meeting of the Shareholders of Beta Systems elects a new Supervisory Board

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Berlin, August 17, 2010 - The General Meeting of Shareholders of Beta Systems Software AG (BSS, ISIN DE0005224406), which took place today in Berlin, elected Dr. Günter Lewald, Mr. Stephan Helmstädter, Mr. Herbert Werle and Dr. Carsten Bräutigam as new members to the company´s Supervisory Board with a large majority and by way of votes cast on an individual basis. In the subsequent constituent meeting of the new Supervisory Board, Dr. Günter Lewald was elected to the office of Chairman of the Supervisory Board. The new Deputy Chairman of the Supervisory Board is Mr. Stephan Helmstädter. Moreover, Mr. Stefan Hillenbach and Mr. Peter Becker are also members of the Supervisory Board, elected for a new term of office by the employees as their representatives prior to the General Meeting of Shareholders.

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The term of office of all former members of the Supervisory Board expired at the end of the General Meeting of Shareholders 2010.

Statements by the Management Board
Gernot Sagl, Chief Financial Officer of Beta Systems Software AG, expressed his thanks: “On behalf of Beta Systems and all its employees, I would like to thank Mr. Sebastian Leser, who was Chairman of the Supervisory Board for many years, as well Dr. Arun Nagwaney, Mr. Jürgen Dickemann, Mr. Volker Wöhrle and Mr. Wilhelm Terhaag as our other former Supervisory Board members for their outstanding commitment and personal dedication in past years."

Jürgen Herbott, Chief Executive Officer of Beta Systems Software AG added: “We at Beta Systems are now entering a new era. I am looking forward to cooperating with our Supervisory Board members with their wealth of experience in the IT sector. A wide range of challenging issues lies ahead of us and will be the subject of discussions through to the end of the year. This includes, for instance, the product and innovation strategy to be adopted as part of our "Buy & Build” approach and the reviewing and streamlining of our structures and processes in the wake of the sale of the ECM business."

Other decisions approved by the General Meeting of Shareholders
The General Meeting of Shareholders also approved the discharge of Board member Mr. Gernot Sagl. The discharge of Mr. Kamyar Niroumand, former Chief Executive Officer relieved of his duties in July last year, was postponed. The Supervisory Board was discharged for the fiscal year 2009. In addition, the General Meeting of Shareholders selected KPMG AG Wirtschaftsprüfungsgesellschaft, Berlin, as the independent auditor for the separate and consolidated accounts in the fiscal year 2010, and decided in favor of raising the remuneration of the Supervisory Board, along with the corresponding amendments to the Articles of Association. Moreover, the shareholders of the company approved the Control and Profit Transfer Agreement between Beta Systems Software AG and DETEC Software GmbH.

Presence at the General Meeting of Shareholders (presence, second amendment): Share capital: € 17,275,588.20 Capital represented: € 13,023,639.20 % of share capital: 75.39 % Votes represented: 10,018,184 votes

Details of the results of the voting process have been posted on the website at www.betasystems.com under the Investor Relations/General Meeting of Shareholders heading.

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Beta Systems Software AG (Prime Standard: BSS, ISIN DE0005224406) offers large corporations high-end infrastructure software which spans sectors. This software enhances the performance of a company’s IT in terms of its availability, scaleability and flexibility. Data centers optimize their job and output management. Moreover, especially companies with high numbers of users are supported in the automation of their IT user administration. Improved security also serves to fulfill the requirements placed on business operations in respect of governance, risk management and compliance (GRC).

Beta Systems was founded in 1983, has been a listed company since 1997, and has a workforce of around 350 employees. The company’s principal place of business is Berlin. Beta Systems operates through Centers of Competence in Cologne and Calgary, as well as 18 subsidiaries worldwide and cooperations with numerous partner companies. Throughout the world more than 1,300 customers use the products and solutions of Beta Systems to improve their processes and security in more than 3,200 running installations. At present, Beta Systems generates 50 percent of its sales from international business. Around 200 of its customers are based in the USA and Canada.
More information on the company and its products can be found under www.betasystems.com.

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issuer: Beta Systems Software AG Alt Moabit 90d D-10559 Berlin phone: +49(0)30 726118 0 FAX: +49(0)30 726118 800 mail: info@betasystems.com WWW: http://www.betasystems.com sector: Software ISIN: DE0005224406 indexes: CDAX, Prime All Share, Technology All Share

stockmarkets: regulated dealing/prime standard: Frankfurt, free trade: Berlin, Hamburg, Stuttgart, Düsseldorf
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