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SuccessFactors to provide global alignment of corporate objectives and better management through accountability to drive performance across six countries

London, UK – 10 November 2009 - SuccessFactors Inc. (NASDAQ: SFSF), the global leader in business execution software, today announced at its European customer conference in Barcelona, Spain, that global tape solutions specialist, Scapa Group plc, has deployed the SuccessFactors Performance and Talent Management suite to execute its global management strategy across six countries.

Scapa is a world class provider of specialist tape solutions. With an unrivalled range of adhesive tapes, films and foams, Scapa offers customers the benefit of dealing with a core supplier and manufacturer. With a global presence and experience in fast-moving markets, Scapa operates in a number of key markets, including automotive, building and construction, cable, industrial assembly, medical, printing and graphics, as well as sports and entertainment.

“Our board conducted a strategic review last October to create a new vision and strategy for the business with a focus on employee engagement,” said Julie Hulme, Head of People Development at Scapa. “From a people perspective, we wanted to develop and manage employees better through investment in individual talent, and ensure we are all fully aligned with the corporate objectives of the business. Our decision to select SuccessFactors was a global issue. They support multiple languages, have rich, easy to use functionality, and are the market leaders. The SuccessFactors platform will enable us to raise the competency levels of our management, identify needs, ensure alignment and accountability of individuals, and enable us to better execute against our management strategy at a global level.”

Scapa is in the process of deploying the SuccessFactors suite to 250 senior management, middle management, as well as managers and supervisors in the UK, Italy, France, Germany, Switzerland, Spain, Canada and the USA over the next twelve months.

SuccessFactors CMO, Paul Albright, added, “Scapa is another example of a company that is using SuccessFactors to truly harness its internal talent and align business execution at a global level. We look forward to helping Scapa achieve its global objectives through better visibility, accountability and business performance.”

SuccessFactors recently unveiled its cloud-based Business Execution (BizX) Software suite, which enables companies to bridge the gap between strategy and execution. The Business Execution Software suite empowers the C-level and human resources professionals alike to tie the performance of their people directly to overall business goals and execute more effectively everyday.

About SuccessFactors, Inc.
SuccessFactors is the global leader in Business Execution Software. The SuccessFactors Business Execution Suite improves business alignment and people performance for companies of all sizes. More than 5 million users and 2,800 companies use SuccessFactors every day. For more information, visit:

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Kim Lynch
Devonshire Marketing
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