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…Nigel Youell joins from rival financial analysis software vendor Comshare …

LONDON, UK. 13 December, 2001 – Hyperion (NASDAQ:HYSL), a global leader in
business intelligence software, has appointed Nigel Youell as Marketing
Director of its UK operations.

Youell joins from Comshare where, for the past three years, he was
International Marketing Director. Prior to Comshare, Youell spent two years
as a Head of Marketing with Sage Group plc, the business management software

Commenting on this appointment, Hyperion UK Managing Director Mike Shelton
says: “We are delighted to have Nigel join Hyperion in this role. He
brings a wealth of expertise and experience in the business intelligence
market that will be of great value to Hyperion and its customers. Nigel
will be spearheading our marketing efforts in consolidating and extending
our dominance in the business intelligence segment through our Hyperion
Essbase platform and associated analytical tools, as well as building on our
dominance in financial analysis through powerful applications such as the
recently launched Hyperion Planning 2.0 and the soon to be launched Hyperion
Financial Management 2.0.”

Youell’s previous industry experience also includes four years at The
Strathclyde Institute where he was Director of Marketing with
responsibilities for business development and tactical marketing of its
consultancy business. Prior to this, he held various directorships at
Computer Systems Development Limited, where, during a seven year tenure, he
was responsible for overall product strategy, marketing and sales.

About Hyperion

Hyperion, a global leader in business intelligence software, creates
solutions that help businesses measure performance and drive profitability.
Its flagship product, Hyperion Essbase, as well as its financial and
business performance management and eCRM analysis solutions are used by more
than 6,000 companies around the world. Hyperion has a network of more than
400 strategic partners to provide innovative business intelligence
solutions, specialised applications and services.

Headquartered in Sunnyvale, California, Hyperion reported annual revenues in
fiscal 2001 of more than 0 million. The company has more than 2,300
employees in 20 countries and is also represented in 16 other countries
through distributor relationships.

More information is available at,, or 01784 228000.

Note to editors: Hyperion, Hyperion Essbase, Hyperion Planning and Hyperion
Financial Management are registered trademarks and Hyperion Solutions is a
trademark of Hyperion Solutions Corporation. All other trademarks and
company names mentioned are the property of the respective owners.

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Andrew Smith
Object Marketing
Tel: (020) 8762 9292

Lena Bhimani
Tel: 01784 228076

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