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Director Change

The Sage Group plc (”Sage”) announces today that Paul Harrison, currently Group CFO, will leave to become CFO of WANdisco plc (”WANdisco”), based in California. Paul will leave the company on 30 August 2013. The Board has started the search to identify his successor.

Guy Berruyer said, “Paul has been with Sage for 16 years and has played a very significant part in its growth and success. He has been a core member of the management team and he will be leaving with all of our best wishes as he takes up this exciting opportunity. We are very pleased that he will be remaining with the Group whilst the search for his successor is undertaken.”Paul Harrison said, “I have enjoyed 16 satisfying and successful years with Sage. Since Guy became CEO, I have worked closely with him as he has set a clear strategic path for Sage’s future. I have every confidence that he and my colleagues will deliver on those plans and opportunities. For me personally, it is the right time to seek a new challenge and I am very excited to be joining WANdisco.”

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About The Sage Group plc

The Sage Group plc is a leading global provider of business management software to small and medium sized companies, creating greater freedom for them to succeed. Sage understands how and why each business is unique. We provide products and services that suit varying needs, are a pleasure to use and are secure and efficient. Formed in 1981, Sage was floated on the London Stock Exchange in 1989 and entered the FTSE 100 in 1999. Sage has over 6 million customers and more than 13,380 employees in 24 countries covering the UK & Ireland, mainland Europe, North America, South Africa, Australia, Asia and Brazil. For further information please visit www.sage.com