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JDA® Software Group Adds Revenue Management
Professionals to Services Industries Division
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JDA grows Revenue Management Services
with three industry professionals

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Scottsdale, Ariz. – December 19, 2006 – JDA® Software Group, Inc. today announced it added three industry professionals to its growing Services Industries (Travel, Tourism, Hospitality) Division. 

JDA’s Group Vice President of Service Industries, Andy Archer, said, “JDA takes its commitment to increase clients’ revenue seriously.  As a result, we are adding three top industry professionals -- Dominic Beveridge, John Fuggles and Christina McClay -- to support the growing demand for JDA’s revenue management services.” 
 

Dominic Beveridge rejoins JDA Software Inc. and brings with him more than 10 years of first hand experience in revenue management and consulting.  Beveridge previously worked for Manugistics (formerly Talus Solution) in its European operations, where he gained extensive experience in the Travel, Transportation and Hospitality sectors, delivering successful revenue management projects for companies in the Tour Operator, Hospitality, Passenger Rail and Air Cargo industries.  Prior to that he held revenue management roles at Savoy Group, Forte Hotels and le Meridien.  In his new role at JDA, Beveridge will lead pre-sales consulting in Revenue Management for the Services Division.  He holds an MBA and is an alumnus of the Cornell University School of Hotel Administration.

John Fuggles joins JDA’s Services Industries business as a Senior Account Manager with eight years of experience in the Travel, Tourism and Transportation sector.  John also holds an MBA and brings JDA clients an extensive professional background in customer relationship management consulting with large global corporations.  In his new role, John will work closely with JDA’s Service Industry customers to deliver greater results through his knowledge of their business and emerging industry forces.  In addition, John will develop the direct and indirect sales strategies in the growing Travel and Tourism sector. 


Dominic Beveridge

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Christina McClay comes to the JDA Service Industries business from Micros Systems, where she was Vice President, Casino/Resort Division with responsibility for business development and strategic sales management.  In her new position as Senior Account Manager, Service Industries, Tina manages JDA’s existing client relationships while developing new global sales opportunities in the,Hospitality sector.  Tina brings more than 15 years of professional knowledge and experience to her new position.

JDA Software’s Services Industries (Travel Tourism and Hospitality) Group

JDA Software Group’s TTH Group has pioneered industry leading pricing and revenue management solutions.  Today, leaders in the service-based Travel, Transportation and Hospitality industries leverage JDA’s expertise to maximize their profits. JDA clients include Harrah’s-Caesars Entertainment, Omni Hotels, Princess Cruise Lines, Continental Airlines, TUI (formerly Thomson Holidays) and Continental Airlines Cargo. 

About JDA Software Group, Inc.

JDA® Software Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:JDAS) is the global leader in helping more than 5,500 retail, manufacturing and wholesale-distribution customers in 60 countries realize real demand chain results. By capitalizing on its industry position and financial strength, JDA commits significant resources to advancing the JDA Portfolio® suite of vertically-focused supply and demand chain solutions. JDA Portfolio software enables high-performance business process optimization and execution to achieve a connected view of the customer from raw materials flowing into production to end-consumer products at the shelf. With offices in major cities around the world, JDA employs the industry’s most experienced supply and demand chain experts to develop, deliver and support its solutions. For more information, visit www.jda.com, email info@jda.com or call 1-800-479-7382.

We do not believe this press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Nevertheless, if remarks in this press release are considered to be ``forward-looking'' or to have forward-looking implications (including any implication that our revenues will be improved as a result of the expansion of our sales force, and our statements concerning the anticipated benefits of using our products), we would remind our investors and prospective investors that future events may involve risks and uncertainties. These risks and uncertainties include the risk that that business may be lost to competitors, the risk that our licensing of this solution may be subject to infringement claims, and the fact that not all users will recognize revenue improvements as a result of using our products. Other risks and uncertainties that may affect our business are detailed from time to time in the ``Risks Factors'' section of our filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. As a result of these and other risks, actual results may differ materially from those predicted. We undertake no obligation to update information in this release.

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Contact:

Sheila S. Blackwell 
JDA Software Group
301.255.5486
Sheila.Blackwell@jda.com

Julie Keyser-Squires
Softscribe Inc. 
404.256.5512
Julie@softscribeinc.com

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Also See: What Makes a Good Revenue Manager? More Than You Think; The best can raise RevPAR 3 to 7%. Use these tips to spot top talent and improve your chain’s bottom line / October 2006
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