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tesa SE Partners with NetDimensions to Steer Innovation in Global Training and Development

Neu-Isenburg, Germany; 8 April 2014 -- NetDimensions (AIM: NETD; OTCQX: NETDY), a global provider of performance, knowledge, and learning management systems, announced today that tesa SE has selected NetDimensions Learning as their new centralized global Learning Management System (LMS) for their 4,000 employees in more than 50 countries around the world.

tesa group, a fully owned affiliate of Beiersdorf AG, is one of the world's leading manufacturers of self-adhesive product and system solutions. The company provides more than 6,500 different system solutions for industrial and professional applications, as well as about 300 products in the consumer and craftsmen businesses.

Innovation is the basis of tesa's success and the engine driving the company's dynamic growth. tesa has a wide variety of different businesses in different continents, and in order to meet high quality standards on a global scale, the company needed an innovative and efficient solution for unified training globally.

As part of the company's learning strategy to support innovation, tesa wanted to provide employees all over the world with a wide variety of multi-language learning programs, together with the ability to enroll to all these programs in a flexible way. In addition, learning content had to be kept constantly up-to-date and easily accessible by tesa's employees, wherever they are in the world.

"There is a high level of commitment for meeting the quality standards within our organization. This drives a wide spread of training initiatives, so we must always have efficient central management of all our learning programs in place. We need to make sure that all our programs meet our high quality standards," explained Helge Kochskämper, Vice President of Human Resources at tesa SE.

"To plan and steer the global training and development agenda more efficiently, we were looking for highly efficient documentation and reporting functionalities in our new LMS."

"In addition, our workforce consists of different generations of employees, with varying learning preferences and media use. Based on the learner preferences, we need to personalize learning paths. We also want to make learning engaging and fun to our employees."

To support blended learning at tesa. NetDimensions Learning will also be integrated with the company’s conference management system, which is used for example for booking classrooms.

"We chose NetDimensions, as it is a truly global company, which was able to offer us a reliable and flexible solution for our new and innovative training and development approach," concluded Kochskämper.

"We share tesa's strong focus on innovation and we are very proud to support their global training and development strategy. NetDimensions' solutions help global manufacturing companies, such as tesa, build and maintain a competitive advantage in the marketplace," commented Liam Butler, General Manager of EMEA at NetDimensions.

About tesa SE

tesa SE is one of the world's leading manufacturers of self-adhesive product and system solutions. Since 1941, the name tesa® has been the umbrella brand used for all self-adhesive products manufactured by our group of companies. The name covers a wide range of different system solutions for industrial and professional applications, as well as about 300 products for consumers. tesa SE is a wholly owned affiliate of Beiersdorf AG.

About NetDimensions

Established in 1999, NetDimensions (AIM: NETD; OTCQX: NETDY) is a global provider of performance, knowledge and learning management solutions.

NetDimensions provides companies, government agencies and other organizations with talent management solutions to personalize learning, share knowledge, enhance performance, foster collaboration, and manage compliance programs for employees, customers, partners and suppliers.

Recognized as one of the talent management industry's top-rated technology suppliers, NetDimensions has been chosen by leading organizations worldwide including ING, Cathay Pacific, Hunter Douglas, Chicago Police Department, Geely Automotive, Fugro Group, and Fresenius Medical Care.

NetDimensions is ISO 9001 certified and NetDimensions hosted services are ISO 27001 certified.

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