Chief executive officer
Steve joined Sage in January 2014, having previously worked as the operating partner and co-head of the Portfolio Support Group at Apax Partners, a private equity firm that he joined in 2009. Prior to this, Steve built over 10 years’ experience leading the finance function for three listed UK companies, culminating as chief financial officer for FTSE 100 company Invensys plc, the global technology-related business, from 2006 to 2009. Between 2004 and 2006, Steve worked as the group finance director for Spectris plc, the FTSE 250 precision instrumentation and controls company and from 1997 to 2003 was with Marconi plc, acting as CFO from 2001.
Steve qualified as a chartered accountant in 1985 with Ernst & Whinney, now part of EY, and holds a bachelor of commerce degree from Liverpool University.
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