Open Text Appoints Annette Rippert to Board

Open Text Corporation (NASDAQ: OTEX) (TSX: OTEX) has appointed Annette Rippert to its board of directors. Rippert, a seasoned executive with nearly 30 years of experience at Accenture, served in key senior leadership roles, including as group chief executive – strategy & consulting until her retirement from Accenture. During her tenure, she led Accenture’s global strategy & consulting business, transforming the advisory services portfolio by accelerating the use of technology, data, and AI to drive new, differentiated growth. She spearheaded the acquisition of more than 20 companies and introduced Accenture’s “business futures” thought leadership.

Rippert also led Accenture’s technology business in North America, pivoting the business to new areas including data, cloud, platform services, and software engineering. Throughout her distinguished career, she has helped clients digitally transform in key industries such as communications, media, technology, health, and public service. Rippert was ranked first on the Consulting Report’s top 25 women leaders in consulting and was named to the Heroes top 100 women executives list for her work in driving change to increase workplace gender diversity.

The appointment of Annette Rippert reflects Open Text's ongoing commitment to board refreshment and diversity, as well as further aligning the qualifications and expertise of its directors with the company's strategy and significant growth opportunities. Tom Jenkins, chair of the board of directors, expressed his pleasure in welcoming Rippert to the board, recognizing her as a highly qualified executive.

Open Text Corporation is a leading information management software and services company that helps organizations solve complex global problems with a comprehensive suite of business clouds, business AI, and business technology. As a result of these announcements, the company's shares have moved -0.9% on the market, and are now trading at a price of $30.73. For the full picture, make sure to review Open Text's 8-K report.

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