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The Sage Group plc

April 11, 2019 0 Comment

The Sage Group plc, commonly known as Sage, is a British multinational enterprise software company headquartered in Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Sage is one of the world’s most popular accounting programs.
Their software is used by over six million customers, in 24 countries worldwide, and is utilised by businesses of all shapes and sizes, from start-ups to large multinational corporations, and everything in between.
Sage began as a start-up business. The founder is David Goldmand who wanted to automate accounting processes in his own business. He worked with a team of Newcastle University students in the UK to develop software to make it happen—and realized other businesses could benefit from this too.
In 1981, he formed Sage. In 1998, Sage came to North America with the acquisition of leading desktop accounting software, Peachtree.
Today, Sage has 13,000 employees and serves over three million customers across the world. In 1981, he formed Sage. In 1998, Sage came to North America with the acquisition of leading desktop accounting software, Peachtree.
Sage plc has hierarchical structure.
Chairman
Donald joined the Board in July 2012 and became Chairman on 1 September 2012. He is also Chairman of the London Stock Exchange and the Medical Research Council and was, until 1 September 2015, Chairman of the Royal Mail plc, and until 19 November 2013, Chairman of Smiths Group plc. Donald had a 20-year career with Barclays Group, during which time he was Chairman and Chief Executive of BZW Investment Management and acting Chief Executive of BZW followed by fifteen years with the AXA Group including holding the posts of Chairman and Chief Executive of AXA Investment Managers and Chairman of AXA Framlington. He has also recently chaired the London Metal Exchange, Amersham plc, Taylor Nelson Sofres plc and the ifs School of Finance and is a past Chairman of EveryChild

Board of directors consist of
Steve Hare
Chief Financial Officer and Interim Chief Operating Officer
Blair Crump
President, Sage
Soni Jiandani
Independent non-executive director
Neil Berkett
Independent non-executive director
Jonathan Howell
Independent non-executive director
Drummond Hall
Independent non-executive director
Cath Keers
Independent non-executive director

Sage and its employees supported a number of organisations giving 3,480 items in in-kind donations from food to toys to help local charities Sage employees are given five paid days per year to help a charity.
We provide complimentary and discounted software to high schools, universities, and colleges. Since 2008, we’ve given over £1,000,000 away in software.