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Change in the Supervisory Board of Softline AG

Leipzig, 11 May 2021 - Softline AG, parent company of the internationally active IT consulting company Softline Group, with a focus on IT- and Software Asset Management, Cloud and Future Datacenter, Information- and IT-Security as well as Digital Workplace, announces a change in its Supervisory Board.

On 07 April 2021, the transfer of the shares (63.38 percent) of the former main shareholder S.K. Management- und Beteiligungsgesellschaft GmbH (S.K.MB) to the global IT company Softline International, headquartered in London, was completed. The previous Supervisory Board member Florian Schulte (S.K.MB) resigned his mandate on 05 May 2021; Andrew Morrison (Softline International) was appointed as his successor.

Andrew Morrison, Global Vice President Services & Solutions at Softline International, is looking forward to his new role as a member of the Supervisory Board at Softline AG: "I have been working in the IT industry for almost 25 years, and a major focus of my work has been to create and drive growth, increase revenue and expand market relevance. I would also like to bring this experience to the Softline Group in my position as a Supervisory Board member in the form of recommendations for innovation and company growth."

"We look forward to working with our new Supervisory Board member Andrew Morrison from Softline International to drive the internationalisation of the Softline Group. With our new main shareholder, we have a global IT services company with around 4,500 employees in 50 countries at our side, this enables us to open up further markets worldwide and to establish the services of Softline International in our European core markets in the long term," says Martin Schaletzky, CEO of Softline AG.

 

About Softline AG
The Softline Group (Softline AG) is a pan-European, sustainably growing IT consulting company with a focus on IT and Software Asset Management, Cloud and Future Datacenter, Information and IT Security as well as Digital Workplace. In doing so, it pursues one goal - to create compliance, control and cost savings for its clients' IT.

The group consists of the German parent company Softline AG, with offices in Leipzig, Wolfsburg and Munich, and its subsidiaries Softline Solutions Netherlands BV, Softline Solutions NV and Softline Solutions Ltd, with offices in the Netherlands (Nieuwegein), Belgium (Antwerp) and the United Kingdom (London). For more information, please visit www.softline-group.com.

About Softline International
Softline is a leading global information technology solutions and services provider focused on emerging markets in Eastern Europe, the Americas and Asia. Softline helps customers with digital transformation and protects their businesses with cybersecurity technologies. Softline's services include end-to-end technology solutions, public and private clouds, software and hardware provisioning, and a wide range of associated services. Softline's 2019 revenue exceeded $1.54 billion, with group revenue growth of 13.2 percent. Softline has operations in 50 countries and 95 cities worldwide. With more than 25 years of experience, Softline has managed to grow rapidly while consolidating technological expertise and a business model that encompasses all emerging markets.

Softline works with more than 3,000 software and hardware vendors and has the highest partner status with all major partners. Softline offers a unique marketing and sales channel to our partners in all markets where we operate. Softline is always customer-focused and offers brand-independent solutions that best meet customer needs. For more information on Softline, please visit www.softline.com.