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Sage appoints Derk Bleeker and Eduardo Rosini to Chief Commercial Officer and Chief Growth Officer roles

14 February 2024 - Sage is pleased to announce the following changes to its leadership team, reflecting its commitment to serving and supporting small and mid-sized businesses (SMBs) with innovative solutions on an integrated, global basis. 

Derk Bleeker, with more than 20 years of commercial, finance and strategy experience, is appointed to the role of Chief Commercial Officer, responsible for all Go To Market functions globally. Derk has been part of Sage’s leadership team since 2014, having previously worked for Danaher and HG Capital. 

Eduardo Rosini, with more than 25 years of global sales, marketing, and business development experience, is appointed Chief Growth Officer.  His career includes serving as EVP Partners and Alliances at Sage and VP of Mid-Market and Corporate Sales at Intuit, along with leadership positions at Turi, a machine learning startup acquired by Apple, and at Microsoft, where his focus was on SMB and partner ecosystems.  

In addition, Aziz Benmalek has decided to leave Sage. 

CEO Steve Hare said
"The rich experience and proven leadership qualities that Derk and Eduardo bring will help drive the continued execution of Sage's strategy. I would like to extend my gratitude to Aziz for his significant contribution and wish him all the best for the future.”  

These two appointments, reporting into the CEO, are effective immediately.

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