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American Software’s Board Announces Executive Office Elections

  American Software’s Board Announces Executive Office Elections

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ATLANTA -- March 7, 2013

American Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMSWA), a leading provider of business
software solutions, today announces that effective May 1, 2013, the Board of
Directors of the Company has elected James C. Edenfield to the office of
Executive Chairman, and J Michael Edenfield to the office of President and
Chief Executive Officer of the Company.

James C. Edenfield is a founder of the Company and currently serves as its
President and Chief Executive Officer. Michael Edenfield currently holds the
office of Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer and is the
President of the Company’s wholly owned subsidiary, Logility, Inc., which is
the largest operating unit of American Software. Michael Edenfield will
continue as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Logility, Inc.

About American Software, Inc.

Atlanta-based American Software (NASDAQ: AMSWA) provides demand-driven supply
chain management and enterprise software solutions, backed by more than 40
years of industry experience, that drive value for companies regardless of
market conditions. Logility, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of American
Software, is a leading provider of collaborative solutions to optimize the
supply chain. Logility Voyager Solutions™ is a complete supply chain
management solution suite that features a performance monitoring architecture
and provides supply chain visibility; demand, inventory and replenishment
planning; sales and operations planning (S&OP); supply and inventory
optimization; manufacturing planning and scheduling; transportation planning
and management; and warehouse management. Logility customers include Fender
Musical Instruments, Hewlett-Packard, Parker Hannifin, Sigma-Aldrich, Verizon
Wireless, and VF Corporation. Demand Management, Inc., a wholly-owned
subsidiary of Logility, delivers supply chain solutions to small and midsized
manufacturers, distributors and retailers. Demand Management’s Demand
Solutions^® suite is widely deployed and globally recognized for forecasting,
demand planning and point-of-sale analysis. Demand Management serves customers
such as Avery Dennison Corporation, Lonely Planet and Trek Bicycle. New
Generation Computing^® (NGC^®), a wholly-owned subsidiary of American
Software, is a leading provider of PLM, supply chain management, ERP and
product testing software and services for brand owners, retailers and consumer
products companies. NGC customers include A|X Armani Exchange, Aeropostale,
Billabong, Carter’s, Casual Male, Hugo Boss, Jos. A. Bank, FGL Group, Spanx,
Athletica, Marchon Eyewear, and Swatfame. For more information about American
Software, please visit, call (800) 726-2946 or email:


American Software, Inc.
Vincent C. Klinges, 404-264-5477
Chief Financial Officer
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