Chicago— June 25, 2002—SAP AG today announced at Retail Systems 2002 Conference & Exposition that Burger King Corporation has selected the® suite of e-business solutions as the information technology platform to enable its information technology strategy. Burger King Corporation will deploy as the integrated platform for a variety of solutions including enterprise management, financials, real estate management, treasury management, and enhanced human resources functionality.

A SAP customer since 1995, Burger King Corporation will begin its deployment of later this month.

“This decision sets the foundation for our strategy to invest in world-class systems enabling Burger King to take advantage of new technologies to support operational excellence and growth,” said Bennett Nussbaum, executive vice president and chief financial officer, Burger King Corporation.

“The solution from SAP will provide us an integrated platform that will enable us to link our critical business functions and better manage our business,” said Rafael A. Sanchez, chief information officer, Burger King Corporation.

“Burger King Corporation is one of the most well-known and respected brands in the world, and SAP is pleased to provide a solution to meet the unique requirements of its industry and global operations,” said Leo Apotheker, president, Global Field Operations, SAP AG. “As a longstanding SAP customer, Burger King Corporation is maximizing the return on its investment and taking its IT strategy to the next level by adding the comprehensive functionality of the suite of e-business solutions.”

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