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Sage appoints Lee Perkins to newly-created Chief Operating Officer role

Sage, a market leader for cloud business management solutions, today announced that Chief Commercial and Product Officer Lee Perkins will take the newly created role of Chief Operating Officer.

In this new role, Lee will have responsibility for Sage’s operations across all regions, and its product teams. He will be accountable for the day-to-day execution against the strategy towards Sage’s vision of becoming a great SaaS company through our focus on customers, colleagues and innovation. 

Lee returned to Sage in early 2018 having originally joined Sage in 2011, serving as Managing Director of the UK & Ireland until early 2016. He has over 20 years’ commercial and general management experience in public and private equity backed businesses.

In this new role, Lee will focus on accelerating Sage’s transition to becoming a pure SaaS business, further increasing the global availability of Sage’s cloud solutions and driving customer retention and acquisition in all of Sage’s markets.

Steve Hare, CEO, Sage said: “I am delighted that Lee is taking this expanded role having worked closely with him over the last few years. His experience will be invaluable as we accelerate the pace of transition to becoming a great SaaS company.”