Our Board of Directors
Our vision is to energize the success of businesses and communities around the world through the imagination of our people and smart technology.
We provide small and medium sized companies with a range of easy to use business management software and services – from accounting and payroll, to enterprise resource planning, customer relationship management and payments.
Our understanding of a wide range of different businesses operating in different markets means we are best placed to deliver the benefits of technology to our customers. We use local, expert people with access to global technologies and resources to support our customers’ needs.
Chief Executive Officer
Stephen Kelly is since November 2014 CEO of the Sage Group plc. He is responsible for the strategic direction and the current business of the group.
Previously, Kelly was responsible for two years as Chief Operating Officer (COO) in the Cabinet Office of the British Government as one of the highest-ranking civilian officials for efficiency and reform. Before being appointed to this position, he worked occasionally as CEO at Micro Focus International plc and Chordiant Software Inc. He also appeared as a founding investor and director of a number of successful small and medium enterprises in appearance.
Blair Crump joined Sage in August 2016 in the newly-created position of President, leading on sales and customer service across the Group.
Blair has significant leadership experience in the technology sector, joining Sage from Texas-based profit realization company PROS Holdings, where he was Chief Operating Officer. Previously, Blair led Salesforce.com’s Global Enterprise business, reporting into CEO Marc Benioff, and prior to this spent five years at Verizon Business, where he was appointed Group President. Blair was also at MCI Communications for 23 years, before its acquisition by Verizon in 2006. Blair has a strong background in sales, customer service and driving growth.
Blair holds a BSc in Economics from The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.
Managing Director, Asia Pacific & Australia
Kerry has more than 20 years of business management, sales and consulting experience gained primarily in the Financial Services and IT industries. Australian-born Kerry was previously President of Western Union’s global Business Solutions division, and has held leadership positions at Oracle and Siebel Systems. He holds an Executive MBA degree from the Australian Graduate School of Management and is based in Sydney, Australia, where he is responsible for ensuring Sage’s continued growth and success in the Asia Pacific (APAC) region and Sage’s Australian business.