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OpenText Appoints Noriyuki Hayakawa As President, OpenText Japan

Former Executive at Sybase, SAP to accelerate OpenText's EIM and Cloud strategy

WATERLOO, ON, May 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - OpenTextâ„¢ (NASDAQ: OTEX, TSX: OTC), the global leader in Enterprise Information Management (EIM), today announced the appointment of Noriyuki Hayakawa as president, OpenText Japan. In this role, Hayakawa will be responsible for leading the strategic vision and implementation of OpenText's EIM strategy throughout the Japanese market. He will direct the Sales, Marketing and Customer operations for OpenText Japan.

"Hayakawa brings to OpenText a 25-year track record of sales, marketing and customer experience in Japan, which currently ranks as the second largest global enterprise software market," said OpenText CEO Mark J. Barrenechea. "He will leverage this experience to increase partner, customer and revenue successes in Japan, as well as further expand our market growth with business partners throughout the country. I look forward to Hayakawa's contributions to come as he continues to build our business in Japan."

Prior to joining OpenText, Hayakawa held the roles of President at Sybase Japan; President at iAnywhere Solutions Japan; and Vice President of Database and Technology Sales at SAP Japan. He also held executive positions at Matsushita Electric Trading Japan (currently Panasonic), where he directed sales of Solburne computers in the U.S. and was also engaged in the marketing of Matsushita's laptop workstation, created through the company's alliance with Sun Microsystems.

"Businesses in Japan and around the world are recognizing an increasing need for integrated, enterprise solutions to manage all of their structured and unstructured information on-premise as well as in the cloud," stated Hayakawa. "OpenText is addressing these customer demands by delivering powerful EIM solutions that not only help customers to better manage their information, but also help them to grow their businesses through streamlined processes and improved customer experiences. I am excited to begin my new role with OpenText and look forward to leveraging my experience to continue OpenText's growth trajectory in Japan."

To learn more about OpenText EIM:

About OpenText OpenText provides Enterprise Information Management software that helps companies of all sizes and industries to manage, secure and leverage their unstructured business information, either in their data center or in the cloud. Over 50,000 companies already use OpenText solutions to unleash the power of their information. To learn more about OpenText (NASDAQ: OTEX; TSX: OTC), please visit:

Certain statements in this press release may contain words considered forward-looking statements or information under applicable securities laws. These statements are based on OpenText's current expectations, estimates, forecasts and projections about the operating environment, economies and markets in which the company operates. These statements are subject to important assumptions, risks and uncertainties that are difficult to predict, and the actual outcome may be materially different. OpenText's assumptions, although considered reasonable by the company at the date of this press release, may prove to be inaccurate and consequently its actual results could differ materially from the expectations set out herein. For additional information with respect to risks and other factors which could occur, see OpenText's Annual Report on Form 10-K, Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q and other securities filings with the SEC and other securities regulators. Unless otherwise required by applicable securities laws, OpenText disclaims any intention or obligations to update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

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