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CEO World Awards Names OpenText CEO Mark J. Barrenechea Results-Oriented CEO of the Year

OpenText CEO Honored among the World’s Best in Leadership from Around the World

WATERLOO, ON – 2015-6-2 – OpenText™ (NASDAQ: OTEX, TSX: OTC), a global leader in Enterprise Information Management (EIM), today announced that CEO World Awards has named Mark J. Barrenechea, president and CEO of OpenText, the Results-Oriented CEO of the year. As a Gold CEO winner, the prestigious CEO World Awards recognize Mark’s leadership and innovation in attaining results for the company and its customers.

“I am honored to be named among this year’s CEO World winners and this is a recognition of our 8,000 employees who are focused on making a difference every day,” said Mark J. Barrenechea, president and CEO of OpenText. “OpenText is helping customers enable a Digital-First World and increasing their competitiveness through information management, connected networks of business processes and predictive analytics.”

As CEO of Canada’s largest software company, Mark upholds the company’s position at the forefront of the industry. Under his direction, the company has grown both organically and through strategic acquisitions, into a $1.6 billion technology company. His unwavering commitment to innovation, combined with a dedication to customers’ needs, led him to successfully realign the company’s products and transform OpenText into an EIM leader.

OpenText EIM provides the foundation for a cohesive information management strategy that leverages existing assets, meets urgent needs and establishes a fast path to the future while reducing information risks. Available on-premises and in the cloud, OpenText EIM solutions include managed cloud services, subscription pricing, private, public and hybrid-cloud hosting models in local, secure and discrete data zones.

Presented annually, the CEO World awards recognize the world’s best in leadership, innovation, organizational performance, new products and services, CEO case studies, and customer satisfaction programs from every major industry in the world. Organizations from all over the world are eligible to submit nominations including public and private, for-profit and non-profit, largest to smallest and new start-ups.

About the CEO World Awards
CEO World Awards are an annual industry and peers recognition program honoring CEOs and Companies of all types and sizes in North America, Europe, Middle-East, Africa, Asia-Pacific, and Latin-America. The Annual CEO World Awards is part of the SVUS Awards recognition program from Silicon Valley in the United States of America which also includes Consumer World Awards, Customer Sales and Service World Awards, Golden Bridge Awards, Globee Fastest Growing Private Companies Awards, Info Security’s Global Excellence Awards, Network Products Guide’s IT World Awards, Pillar Employee Recognition World Awards, PR World Awards, and Women World Awards. Learn more about The CEO World Awards at www.ceoworldawards.com.

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About OpenText
OpenText is the leader in Enterprise Information Management, helping customers to create a Digital-First World by simplifying, transforming, and accelerating their information needs. Over 100,000 customers already use OpenText solutions, either on premises or in our cloud. For more information about OpenText (NASDAQ: OTEX; TSX: OTC), please visit: www.opentext.com.

Certain statements in this press release may contain words considered forward-looking statements or information under applicable securities laws. These statements are based on OpenText's current expectations, estimates, forecasts and projections about the operating environment, economies and markets in which the company operates. These statements are subject to important assumptions, risks and uncertainties that are difficult to predict, and the actual outcome may be materially different. OpenText's assumptions, although considered reasonable by the company at the date of this press release, may prove to be inaccurate and consequently its actual results could differ materially from the expectations set out herein. For additional information with respect to risks and other factors which could occur, see OpenText's Annual Report on Form 10-K, Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q and other securities filings with the SEC and other securities regulators. Unless otherwise required by applicable securities laws, OpenText disclaims any intention or obligations to update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

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Robin Lane
OpenText
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Sonya Mehan
Investor Relations
OpenText
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Weber Shandwick
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