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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Paul Jenkins

57 2013 Chairman of the Board

Mark Barrenechea

52 2016 Chief Executive Officer, Chief Technology Officer, Director

John Doolittle

2016 Chief Financial Officer

Aditya Maheshwari

41 2016 Senior Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer

Gordon Davies

53 2016 Chief Administrative Officer, Chief Legal Officer, Corporate Secretary

David Jamieson

2015 Chief Information Officer

Randy Fowlie

55 2010 Lead Independent Director

Stephen Sadler

64 1997 Director

Jurgen Tinggren

59 2017 Director

Gail Hamilton

67 2006 Independent Director

Brian Jackman

75 2002 Independent Director

Michael Slaunwhite

54 1998 Independent Director

Katharine Stevenson

54 2008 Independent Director

Deborah Weinstein

55 2009 Independent Director

Greg Secord

Vice President - Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Paul Jenkins

Mr. Paul Thomas Jenkins (Tom) is Chairman of the Board of Open Text Corporation since 2013. He is Chairman of the Board of OpenText. From 1994 to 2005, Mr. Jenkins was President, then Chief Executive Officer and then from 2005 to 2013, Chief Strategy Officer of OpenText. Mr. Jenkins has served as a Director of OpenText since 1994 and as its Chairman since 1998. In addition to his OpenText responsibilities, Mr. Jenkins is Executive Fellow at the School of Public Policy at the University of Calgary. Currently, Mr. Jenkins is also a member of the board of Thomson Reuters Inc., Manulife Financial Corporation, and TransAlta Corporation. He is the Chair of the National Research Council of Canada (NRC) and Canadian Chair of the Atlantik Brueke, a director of the C.D. Howe Institute, and a director of the Canadian Council of Chief Executives (CCCE). Mr. Jenkins received an M.B.A. from Schulich School of Business at York University, an M.A.Sc. from the University of Toronto and a B.Eng. & Mgt. from McMaster University. Mr. Jenkins received an honorary doctorate of laws from the University of Waterloo and an honorary doctorate of Military Science from the Royal Military College of Canada. He is a recipient of the 2009 Ontario Entrepreneur of the Year, the 2010 McMaster Engineering L.W. Shemilt Distinguished Alumni Award and the Schulich School of Business 2012 Outstanding Executive Leadership award. He is a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Engineering (FCAE). Mr. Jenkins was awarded the Canadian Forces Decoration (CD) and the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal (QJDM). Mr. Jenkins is an Officer of the Order of Canada (OC).

Mark Barrenechea

Mr. Mark J. Barrenechea is Chief Executive Officer, Chief Technology Officer, Director of the Company. He was President of Open Text Corporation. He joined OpenText as President and Chief Executive Officer in January 2012. Prior to joining OpenText, Mr. Barrenechea was President and Chief Executive Officer of Silicon Graphics International Corporation (SGI). During Mr. Barrenechea’s tenure at SGI, he led strategy and execution, which included transformative acquisition of assets, as well as penetrating diverse new markets and geographic regions. Mr. Barrenechea also served as director of SGI from 2006 to 2012. Previously, Mr. Barrenechea served as Executive Vice President and CTO for CA, Inc. (CA) (formerly Computer Associates International, Inc.) from 2003 to 2006 and was a member of the executive management team. Before going to CA, Mr. Barrenechea served as Senior Vice President of Applications Development at Oracle Corporation, from 1997 to 2003, managing a multi-thousand person global team while serving as a member of the executive management team. From 1994 to 1997, Mr. Barrenechea served as Vice President of Development at Scopus, a software applications company. Prior to Scopus, Mr. Barrenechea was with Tesseract, where he was responsible for reshaping the company’s line of human capital management software as Vice President of Development. Mr. Barrenechea is currently a member of the board and audit committee of Dick’s Sporting Goods. Mr. Barrenechea holds a Bachelor of Science degree in computer science from Saint Michael’s College.

John Doolittle

Mr. John Marshall Doolittle has been appointed as Chief Financial Officer of the Company. He is no longer Interim Principal Accounting Officer of Open Text Corporation. Mr. Doolittle is a senior executive with more than 20 years of financial experience, including most recently as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of Mattamy Homes Limited, Canada’s largest new home builder, and with Nortel Networks Corporation, where he held senior global finance roles.

Aditya Maheshwari

Mr. Aditya Maheshwari is Senior Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer of the Company., effective as of February 12, 2016. Mr. Maheshwari, prior to joining the Company, was a partner at KPMG LLP (Canada), an international audit, tax and advisory firm, from 2013 to 2015, and prior thereto he held various other positions at KPMG-affiliated entities from 2000 to 2013 in Toronto, London and Mumbai.

Gordon Davies

Mr. Gordon Allan Davies is Chief Administrative Officer, Chief Legal Officer, Corporate Secretary of Open Text Corporation., effective January 4, 2016. He has been the Company's Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary since September 2009. He also serves as the Corporation's Compliance Officer and, effective February 2014, has responsibility for the global human resources department. Prior to joining OpenText, Mr. Davies was the Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary of Nortel Networks Corporation. During his sixteen years at Nortel, Mr. Davies acted as Deputy General Counsel and Corporate Secretary during 2008, and as interim Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary in 2005 and again in 2007. He led the Corporate Securities legal team as General Counsel-Corporate from 2003, with responsibility for providing legal support on all corporate and securities law matters, and spent five years in Europe supporting all aspects of the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) business, ultimately as General Counsel, EMEA. Prior to joining Nortel, Mr. Davies practiced securities law at a major Toronto law firm. Mr. Davies holds an LL.B and an MBA from the University of Ottawa, and a BA from the University of British Columbia. He is a member of the Law Society of Upper Canada, the Canadian Bar Association, the Association of Canadian General Counsel and the Society of Corporate Secretaries and Governance Professionals.

David Jamieson

Mr. David Jamieson is Chief Information Officer of the company.

Randy Fowlie

Mr. Randy Fowlie is Lead Independent Director of Open Text Corporation. He has served as a director of OpenText since March 1998. Mr. Fowlie is currently the President and CEO of RDM Corporation, a leading provider of specialized hardware and software solutions in the electronic payment industry. RDM Corporation trades on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX). Mr. Fowlie operated a consulting practice from July 2006 to December 2010. From January 2005 until July 2006, Mr. Fowlie held the position of Vice President and General Manager, Digital Media, of Harris Corporation, formerly Leitch Technology Corporation (Leitch), a company that was engaged in the design, development, and distribution of audio and video infrastructure to the professional video industry. Leitch was acquired in August 2005 by Harris Corporation. From June 1999 to January 2005, Mr. Fowlie held the position of Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer of Inscriber Technology Corporation (Inscriber), a computer software company and from February 1998 to June 1999 Mr. Fowlie was the Chief Financial Officer of Inscriber. Inscriber was acquired by Leitch in January 2005. Prior to working at Inscriber Mr. Fowlie was a partner with KPMG LLP, Chartered Accountants, where he worked from 1984 to February 1998. Currently, Mr. Fowlie is also a director at RDM Corporation. Mr. Fowlie received a B.B.A. (Honours) from Wilfrid Laurier University and is a Chartered Professional Accountant. In the last five years, Mr. Fowlie also served as a director of DALSA Corporation and Semcan Inc.

Stephen Sadler

Mr. Stephen J. Sadler is Director of Open Text Corporation. He has served as a director of OpenText since September 1997. From April 2000 to present, Mr. Sadler has served as the Chairman and CEO of Enghouse Systems Limited, a publicly traded software engineering company that develops geographic information systems as well as contact center systems. Mr. Sadler was previously Chief Financial Officer, President and Chief Executive Officer of GEAC Computer Corporation Ltd. (GEAC). Prior to Mr. Sadler’s involvement with GEAC, he held executive positions with Phillips Electronics Limited and Loblaws Companies Limited, and was Chairman of Helix Investments (Canada) Inc. Currently, Mr. Sadler is a director of Enghouse Systems Limited. Mr. Sadler holds a B.A. Sc. (Honours) in Industrial Engineering and an M.B.A. (Dean’s List) and he is a Chartered Professional Accountant. In the past five years, Mr. Sadler also served as a director of Frontline Technologies Inc. (formerly Belzberg Technologies Inc.).

Jurgen Tinggren

Mr. Jurgen Tinggren is Director of the Company. Mr. Tinggren has served in various executive leadership capacities for Schindler Group internationally, ultimately as chief executive officer. Previous to Schindler Group, Mr. Tinggren gained extensive management experience at Sika AG, based in Switzerland, Sweden and North America, as well as Booz Allen & Hamilton. He is currently a non-executive member of the board of directors of Johnson Controls International where he also serves as chair of the audit committee, Sika AG (a public specialty manufacturing company, based in Switzerland), and the Conference Board. He received an M.B.A. from Stockholm School of Economics and New York University Business School.

Gail Hamilton

Ms. Gail E. Hamilton is Independent Director of Open Text Corporation. She has served as a director of OpenText since December 2006. For the five years prior thereto, Ms. Hamilton led a team of over 2,000 employees worldwide as Executive Vice President at Symantec Corp (Symantec), an infrastructure software company, and most recently had “P&L” responsibility for their global services and support business. During her five years at Symantec, Ms. Hamilton helped steer the company through an aggressive acquisition strategy. In 2003, Information Security magazine recognized Ms. Hamilton as one of the “20 Women Luminaries” shaping the security industry. Ms. Hamilton has over 20 years of experience growing leading technology and services businesses in the enterprise market. She has extensive management experience at Compaq and Hewlett Packard, as well as Microtec Research. Ms. Hamilton received both a BSEE from the University of Colorado and an MSEE from Stanford University. Currently, Ms. Hamilton is also a director of the following public companies: Ixia, a provider of application performance and security solutions, Westmoreland Coal Company and Arrow Electronics, Inc, a distributor of components and computer systems. In the last five years, Ms. Hamilton also served as a director of Surgient, Inc., which was acquired by Quest Software.

Brian Jackman

Mr. Brian J. Jackman is Independent Director of Open Text Corporation. He has served as a director of OpenText since December 2002. Mr. Jackman is the President of the Jackman Group Inc., a private consulting firm he founded in 2005. From 1982 until his retirement in September 2001, Mr. Jackman held various positions with Tellabs Inc., a U.S. based manufacturer of telecommunications equipment, most recently as Executive Vice President of the company, and President, Global Systems and Technologies division, and as a member of the board of directors of the company. Prior to joining Tellabs Inc., Mr. Jackman worked for IBM Corporation from 1965 to 1982, in a variety of systems, sales and marketing positions. Mr. Jackman also serves as a director of PC-TEL, Incorporated. In the last five years, he was a director of Keithley Instruments, Incorporated until it was acquired in December 2010. Mr. Jackman received a B.A from Gannon University and an M.B.A from The Pennsylvania State University.

Michael Slaunwhite

Mr. Michael William George Slaunwhite is Independent Director of Open Text Corporation. He has served as a director of OpenText since March 1998. Mr. Slaunwhite is presently the Executive Chairman of Halogen Software Inc. Mr. Slaunwhite had served as CEO and Chairman of Halogen Software Inc., a provider of talent management software, from 2000 to August 2006, and as President and Chairman from 1995 to 2000. From 1994 to 1995, Mr. Slaunwhite was an independent consultant to a number of companies, assisting them with strategic and financing plans. Mr. Slaunwhite was the Chief Financial Officer of Corel Corporation from 1988 to 1993. Mr. Slaunwhite holds a B.A. Commerce (Honours) from Carleton University.

Katharine Stevenson

Ms. Katharine B. Stevenson is Independent Director of Open Text Corporation. She has served as a director of OpenText since December of 2008. Since 2011, she has been a director of the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CIBC) and currently serves as a member of the CIBC Audit and Governance Committees. She has been a director of Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. (Valeant) since 2010, serving on its Audit and Risk and Special Finance Committees, and since 1997 a director of CAE Inc., currently serving as Chairman of its Audit Committee. Valeant, CIBC and CAE Inc. are publicly listed companies. Ms. Stevenson also served as a director and Chairman of the Audit Committee of OSI Pharmaceuticals Inc, until its sale to Astellas Pharma Inc. in 2010. She was formerly a senior finance executive of Nortel Networks Corporation from 1995 to 2007, serving as global treasurer from 2000 to 2007. From 1984 to 1995, she held a variety of positions in investment and corporate banking at JP Morgan Chase & Co. Ms. Stevenson holds a B.A. (Magna Cum Laude) from Harvard University. She is certified with the professional designation ICD.D, granted by the Institute of Corporate Directors (ICD).

Deborah Weinstein

Ms. Deborah L. Weinstein is Independent Director of Open Text Corporation. She has served as a director of OpenText since December 2009. Ms. Weinstein is a co-founder and partner of LaBarge Weinstein LLP, a business law firm based in Ottawa, Ontario, since 1997. Ms. Weinstein’s legal practice specializes in corporate finance, securities law, mergers and acquisitions and business law representation of public and private companies, primarily in knowledge-based growth industries. Prior to founding LaBarge Weinstein LLP, Ms. Weinstein was a partner of the law firm Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP, where she practiced from 1990 to 1997 in Ottawa, and in Toronto from 1985 to 1987. Ms. Weinstein also serves as a director of Dynex Power Inc., a manufacturer of power semiconductors, and on a number of not-for-profit boards. Ms. Weinstein holds an LL.B. from Osgoode Hall Law School of York University. In the last five years, Ms. Weinstein also served as a director of LW Capital Pool Inc. and Standard Innovation Corporation, a private company.

Greg Secord

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