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Appointment of CFO

The appointment of Xenia Walters as Group Chief Financial Officer and Director of the Board with immediate effect.

Maidenhead, UK April 3, 2018 Press Releases
April 3, 2018, Maidenhead, UK

SDL (LSE: SDL), a leader in global content management, translation and digital experience, today announces the appointment of Xenia Walters as Group Chief Financial Officer and Director of the Board with immediate effect.

Xenia Walters has been SDL's interim CFO since June 2017, reporting into Adolfo Hernandez, SDL's Chief Executive Officer. Xenia was previously Chief Financial Officer of SDL's Fredhopper business, where she played an instrumental role in its successful divestment. Xenia has also held a number of senior finance roles across a range of industry sectors. Xenia's previous roles include Group Finance Director of Frank Recruitment Group, Group Finance Director at INTO University Partnerships, and UK Finance Director and Group Financial Controller of Regus Group plc.

Xenia qualified as a chartered accountant (ICAEW) with PricewaterhouseCoopers and holds an MBA from Henley Management School.

Adolfo Hernandez, CEO of SDL, said today: "We are delighted to welcome Xenia to the Board and look forward to working with her as we drive forward and execute SDL's transformation plan."

There are no further disclosures required in respect of this appointment under paragraph 9.6.13 of the Listing Rules of the Financial Conduct Authority.

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