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Thursday 23 March, 2006

Computer Software

Directorate Change

Computer Software Group PLC
23 March 2006

23 March 2006

                          Computer Software Group plc
                              Directorate Changes

Computer Software Group plc, ("CS Group"), the AIM-listed niche IT software
consolidator, announces, with immediate effect, the appointment of David
Woodcock, who joins the Board as Chief Commercial Officer, and the resignation
of Robert Downey as non-executive Director to enable him to pursue other

David John Woodcock, aged 41, has a proven track record of success in building
world class software sales teams and integrating acquisitions and will be
specifically assisting CS Group to capitalise its growth opportunities.

He joins the Company from Ascential Software, a leading provider of Enterprise
Data Integration solutions where he was Managing Director of Northern and
Central Europe.  In this role he turned the business from loss making in 2001
into a highly profitable operation with 41% of the FTSE 100 as clients by 2005.
He increased sales revenue significantly, successfully integrated various
acquisitions into the core business and facilitated the smooth integration of
the business into IBM.

Prior to this he was Regional Sales Director at Vitria Technologies, a leading
EAI solutions provider, and also spent 6 years at PTC (Parametric Technology
Corporation), a leading provider of Design Automation and Product Lifecycle
Management solutions, where he held various Sales, Sales Management and Senior
Management roles, including VP UK Sales, VP South Asia and VP Major Accounts
(European Aerospace).

David is a Chartered Engineer and holds a BSc in Manufacturing Engineering from
Manchester University. He is also a Member of the Institute on Electrical

Commenting, Vin Murria, Chief Executive of CS Group said:

"I am pleased to welcome David Woodcock on board.  His extensive sales and
general management experience will greatly accelerate the Group's future growth

"I would also like to thank Rob for his contribution since joining the Board in
2003 following the acquisition of Chorus Application Software Limited where he
was Chairman.  His software industry experience has strengthened and supported
the Board during the past three years of dynamic growth.  We appreciate his help
and wish him success in his new business ventures."

Mr Woodcock is not currently a director of any other company and was a director
in the following companies within the last 5 years:

Ardent Software Limited (UK)
Ascential AB (Sweden)
Ascential BV (Netherlands)
Ascential IHQ Limited (UK)
Ascential Software AB (Sweden)
Ascential Software ApS (Denmark)
Ascential Software AS under avvikling (Norway)
Ascential Software GmbH
Ascential Software Limited (UK)
Ascential UK Limited (UK)
Braid Limited (UK)
Garmhausen & Partner Gesellschaft fur Software-Entwicklung und Vertrieb mbH
Locusland Limited (UK)
Prism Data Warehouse Solutions Limited (UK)
Red Brick Systems UK Ltd. (UK)
VMARK Software Limited (UK)

Save as disclosed there are no disclosures under paragraph (g) of Schedule 2 of
the AIM Rules.


Further details:

Computer Software Group plc                                        020 8879 3939
Vin Murria, CEO
Barbara Firth, CFO

Financial Dynamics                                                 020 7831 3113
Giles Sanderson / Juliet Clarke / Hannah Sloane

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