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SAP Names David Corbett as Vice President of U.S. Healthcare Practice
Date:2/4/2008

WASHINGTON, Feb. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- SAP Public Services, Inc., a subsidiary of SAP AG (NYSE: SAP), has named David Corbett as vice president of its U.S. healthcare practice. The appointment underscores SAP's continued commitment to supporting private sector and government-driven initiatives to improve the quality and delivery of healthcare in the United States. Corbett will be responsible for growing SAP's business in the U.S. healthcare sector and will report directly to Pat Bakey, president of SAP Public Services, Inc.

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In his new role, Corbett will lead a team tasked with helping healthcare providers leverage the SAP portfolio of solutions that automate, streamline and simplify core business functions so providers can focus on their core mission of delivering quality patient care. Corbett will also oversee and manage strategic relationships with SAP's healthcare partners to support the increasing need for open, flexible software tools that allow patients, payers, providers, general practitioners and suppliers to collaborate, design and deliver premium healthcare transparently.

Corbett joins SAP with more than 15 years experience in healthcare technology and software. Most recently, he served as vice president of healthcare for the Americas region at Lawson Software where he was responsible for managing healthcare client relationships and new business development. Prior to that, Corbett served in various sales and customer relationship management roles at Shared Medical Systems, now Siemens Health Services.

Corbett is an active member of the Healthcare Information Management Systems Society (HIMSS), the Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA), the Association for Healthcare Resource and Materials Management (AHRMM) and the American Society for Healthcare Human Resources Administration (ASHHRA).

"David has a proven track record of driving very strong business results in the U.S. healthcare market and consistently showing the value of technology solutions to customers and partners," said Pat Bakey, president, SAP Public Services, Inc. "SAP has an established history of helping more than 1,000 healthcare customers become best-run businesses across the globe and we are confident that this, coupled with David's market expertise and strong leadership skills, will enable us to extend our innovative best practices and enterprise solutions to the dynamic and growing U.S. healthcare market."

For more information about SAP(R) for Healthcare solutions, please visit: http://www.sap.com/usa/industries/healthcare/index.epx

SAP at HIMSS08 Annual Conference & Exhibition

SAP will be exhibiting at the HIMSS08 Annual Conference & Exhibition, taking place February 24-28 in Orlando, Florida at the Orange County Convention Center. SAP will be exhibiting at booth #3379 and will have a presentation in the "New Solutions at HIMSS2008" Pavilion Product Session on Tuesday, February 26 at 5:15 p.m. EST where Montefiore Medical Center will co-present with SAP. Spokespeople from SAP and Montefiore will be available for interviews at the show. Interested parties may set up an interview through the contacts listed below.

About SAP(R) for Healthcare

SAP(R) for Healthcare is an industry-specific solution portfolio that combines SAP(R) Business Suite applications and tailored functionality to meet the unique demands of organizations delivering and managing healthcare services while facing increasing competition, government regulations, cost controls and demands for higher-quality patient care. Serving more than 1,000 customers worldwide, SAP for Healthcare provides end-to-end solutions for administrative and clinical processes to enhance patient services, improve strategic decision-making and improve profitability. Based on the open architecture of the SAP NetWeaver(TM) technology platform, SAP for Healthcare helps organizations effectively manage people, information and equipment. (Additional information at http://www.sap.com/healthcare/.)

About SAP

SAP is the world's leading provider of business software*. Today, more than 46,100 customers in more than 120 countries run SAP(R) applications-from distinct solutions addressing the needs of small businesses and midsize companies to suite offerings for global organizations. Powered by the SAP NetWeaver(R) technology platform to drive innovation and enable business change, SAP software helps enterprises of all sizes around the world improve customer relationships, enhance partner collaboration and create efficiencies across their supply chains and business operations. SAP solution portfolios support the unique business processes of more than 25 industries, including high tech, retail, financial services, healthcare and the public sector. With subsidiaries in more than 50 countries, the company is listed on several exchanges, including the Frankfurt stock exchange and NYSE under the symbol "SAP." (Additional information at http://www.sap.com)

(*) SAP defines business software as comprising enterprise resource

planning and related applications such as supply chain management,

customer relationship management, product life-cycle management and

supplier relationship management.

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.

Copyright (C) 2008 SAP AG. All rights reserved.

SAP, R/3, mySAP, mySAP.com, xApps, xApp, SAP NetWeaver and other SAP products and services mentioned herein as well as their respective logos are trademarks or registered trademarks of SAP AG in Germany and in several other countries all over the world. All other product and service names mentioned are the trademarks of their respective companies. Data contained in this document serve informational purposes only. National product specifications may vary.

For customers interested in learning more about SAP products:

Global Customer Center: +49 180 534-34-24

United States Only: 1 (800) 872-1SAP (1-800-872-1727)

For more information, press only:

Evan Welsh, SAP AG, +49 (6227) 7-67514, evan.welsh@sap.com, CET

Andy Kendzie, SAP Public Services, +1 (202) 312-3919,

andy.kendzie@sap.com, EST

SAP Press Office, +49 (6227) 7-46315, CET; +1 (610) 661-3200, EST;

press@sap.com

Siobhan Lyons, Burson-Marsteller, +1 (415) 591-4012,

siobhan.lyons@bm.com, PST

Sven Kahn, Burson-Marsteller, +49 (69) 23 80 9-24, sven.kahn@bm.com, CET


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