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Sage Announces Winning Partners of prestigious 2019 Platinum Elite Award Programme

Top international partners recognised for outstanding achievement

JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA, December 17  2019Sage (FTSE:SGE), the market leader in cloud business management solutions, today announced the winners of its Sage Platinum Elite award programme.  The top partners have been recognised for their outstanding contribution to accelerating the Sage SaaS vision by making customers successful and will be rewarded with a prestigious trip of a lifetime, to Nevis, in the West Indies.

The winning business partners demonstrated outstanding overall achievement across two criteria:

  • Top Annualised Recurring Revenue (ARR) growth year-over-year
  • Top revenue growth year-over-year for products within Sage Business Cloud.

In addition to being the recipient of this much sought after accolade, the winners will also celebrate their achievements at an award winner’s reception in Nevis, hosted by Sage President, Blair Crump

Dewey Forrester, Executive Vice President of Partners, Accountants and Alliances at Sage said, “The winners of the Sage Platinum Elite 2019 programme, have demonstrated a customer-centric approach in all that they do, and have achieved exceptional performance throughout the year. Key to becoming a great SaaS company, means partnering with the very best, and with a partner whose dedication and loyalty has contributed to our joint customers’ success.  I look forward to celebrating their achievements and planning for 2020 in Nevis.”

Adds Pieter Bensch, Executive Vice President for Sage Africa & Middle East: “We’re delighted to recognise the achievements of our partners – they have not only helped us to achieve significant growth across our region this year, they have also delivered outstanding customer experiences to our shared clients. We congratulate the winners and commend them for their excellence. We look forward to accomplishing even more with our channel partners in 2020.”

Sage Platinum Elite is a global programme, and the local winners in Africa and the Middle East region are: