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Micro Focus Int plc - Directorate Change

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Micro Focus International plc
17 April 2020


17 April 2020


Micro Focus International plc

Board Change



Micro Focus International plc ("Micro Focus" or "the Company") announces that Robert Youngjohns has been appointed as Non-Executive Director of the Company with immediate effect.  Robert will become a member of the Company's Nomination Committee, Remuneration Committee and Audit Committee.  Robert will be subject to election at the Company's next annual general meeting, and re-election at each annual general meeting of the Company thereafter.


Robert has previously been Executive Vice President and General Manager of HP Software at Hewlett Packard Enterprises ("HPE"). During his tenure at Hewlett Packard, Robert was a member of HP's Executive Council, as well as a Senior Vice President.


Prior to his work at HPE, Robert was a Senior Vice-President of Microsoft and President of Microsoft North America. He has held senior leadership positions at Sun Microsystems and IBM. He is currently a board member at a small number of growth companies in the technology sector and an operating executive at Marlin Equity Partners.


Robert holds a Master's degree with honours in physics and philosophy from Oxford University.


Greg Lock, Chairman of Micro Focus, said: "I am pleased that Robert is joining our Board, there is plenty to do and I know from personal experience that he has the personal qualities and experience we need."


There are no disclosures required under LR 9.6.13 in respect of this appointment.





Micro Focus                                         Tel: +44 (0)1635 32646

Stephen Murdoch, CEO                         [email protected]

Brian McArthur-Muscroft, CFO

Ben Donnelly, Investor relations



Brunswick                                            Tel: +44 (0) 20 7404 5959

Sarah West                                           [email protected]

Jonathan Glass




Notes to Editors:

About Micro Focus

Micro Focus (LSE: MCRO.L, NYSE: MFGP) is a global enterprise software company supporting the technology needs and challenges of the Global 2000.  Our solutions help organizations leverage existing IT investments, enterprise applications and emerging technologies to address complex, rapidly evolving business requirements while protecting corporate information at all times. Our product portfolios are Security, IT Operations Management, Application Delivery Management, Information Management & Governance and Application Modernization & Connectivity. For more information, visit: www.microfocus.com








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