BUSINESSWEEK ONLINE : JULY 5, 1999 ISSUE
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Inside Compuware's Boardroom


Compuware's 11-member board is weighted heavily with company insiders, the 
politically connected, Detroit area figures, and others whose companies have 
done business with Compuware. Noticeably lacking are CEOs of other large public 
companies.

THE OUTSIDERS

DIRECTOR               JOINED BOARD     DESCRIPTION

BERNARD GOLDSMITH           92          Managing director of investment bank
                                        Updata Capital, which has handled M&A
                                        deals for Compuware.

WILLIAM GRABE               92          A former IBM vice-president, now
                                        managing member of venture-capital firm
                                        General Atlantic Partners, which
                                        provided venture finance for Compuware
                                        in 1989.

WILLIAM HALLING             96          President of the Economic Club of
                                        Detroit, the meeting spot for local
                                        business and political elite. A former
                                        managing partner of KPMG Peat Marwick.

G. SCOTT ROMNEY             96          Son of the former Michigan governor,
                                        Romney was a partner at Compuware's
                                        outside law firm until resigning in
                                        1998 to pursue an unsuccessful bid for
                                        attorney general.

LOWELL WEICKER JR.          96          Former Connecticut governor and senator,
                                        now a visiting professor at the
                                        University of Virginia. Met Karmanos
                                        after he bought the Hartford Whalers, an
                                        NHL team Karmanos has since moved to
                                        North Carolina.

ELIZABETH CHAPPELL          97          The ex-AT&T vice-president now runs
                                        Bloomfield Hills (Mich.)-based
                                        consultant Chappell Group Inc.

ELAINE DIDIER               97          Recently left post as interim director
                                        of academic outreach at the University
                                        of Michigan in Ann Arbor.

THE INSIDERS

DIRECTOR               JOINED BOARD     DESCRIPTION

PETER KARMANOS JR.          73          Co-founder, chairman, and CEO of
                                        Compuware. Current stake: 21.7 million
                                        shares (11.8%).

THOMAS THEWES               73          Compuware co-founder, vice-chairman
                                        since '88. Current stake: 6.1 million
                                        shares (3.4%).

W. JAMES PROWSE             86          Executive vice-president of marketing
                                        and communications, Compuware. Current
                                        stake: 1.7 million shares (under 1%).

JOSEPH NATHAN               90          President and chief operating officer of
                                        Compuware. Current stake: 908,000 shares
                                        (less than 1%).


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