London, UK, July 19, 2018 : Sage, the market leader in cloud business management solutions, today announced it has appointed Sabby Gill to lead its UK & Ireland business.
Gill will join the company in September, to lead the businesses’ home market, where it employs upwards of 2,500 colleagues.
He brings more than 30 years’ experience in the technology sector across sales, operations and customer services. He also has significant experience working in the channel and partner fields.
Gill joins Sage from Epicor Software where he was Executive Vice President of International Sales for Europe, Middle East and Asia Pacific.
At Sage, Gill will be responsible for growing the market leaders’ recurring revenue growth across its Sage Business Cloud platform. Valued alone as a Software as a Service business, Sage Business Cloud would be in the top 15 global cloud businesses. In the UK, Gill’s remit will see him move existing customers into Sage Business Cloud, as well as driving new customer acquisition. He will also lead on the growth of products like Enterprise Management and Sage People in the Enterprise segment with his expertise of the mid-size enterprise market.
He will also take on the important role of leading the UK’s biggest technology company, representing its thousands of customers and ensuring it continued to play an active role in its communities, including the North East where Sage is headquartered. In the UK, over half of all businesses pay their people through Sage.
Gill is a passionate advocate for the technology sector and the importance of digital transformation in business for competitive advantage.
Blair Crump, President, Sage comments : “Sabby’s passion for technology and his vast experience of the sector, as well as his understanding of small, medium and enterprise businesses, is second to none. Sage has grown over 36 years to have a presence in 23 countries, but we play a very special role in the UK & Ireland, helping our customers grow and be more successful through innovative technology.”
Sabby Gill comments : “It is an exciting time for Sage - I am proud to join the business and I’m excited to start working alongside the UK and Ireland team, making Sage Business Cloud a huge success. This role is all about the vast opportunity that technology brings to entrepreneurs and growing businesses, making them more powerful, productive and helping them reach their full potential.”