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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Donald Brydon

71 2012 Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

Stephen Kelly

54 2014 Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director

Steve Hare

55 2014 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director

Ivan Epstein

55 2014 President - International, South Africa

Brendan Flattery

51 President - Europe

Marc Scheipe

47 Interim President, Sage North America

Klaus-Michael Vogelberg

50 Chief Technology Officer

Santiago Solanas

47 2014 Chief Marketing Officer

Anna Campopiano

2015 Interim Chief Communications Officer

Sandra Campopiano

57 2015 Chief People Officer

Michael Robinson

54 2002 Company Secretary, Group Legal Director

Neil Berkett

60 2013 Independent Non-Executive Director

Drummond Hall

66 2014 Independent Non-Executive Director

Jonathan Howell

53 2013 Independent Non-Executive Director

Inna Kuznetsova

47 2014 Independent Non-Executive Director

Ruth Markland

63 2011 Senior Independent Non-Executive Director

Annett Hegna

2014 PA to Director of Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Donald Brydon

Mr. Donald H. Brydon, CBE, has been appointed as Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of The Sage Group PLC., with effect from 1 September 2012. He had a 20 year career with Barclays Group, during which time he was Chairman and Chief Executive of BZW Investment Management, followed by 15 years with the AXA Group, including the posts of Chairman and Chief Executive of AXA Investment Managers and Chairman of AXA Framlington. He has also recently chaired the London Metal Exchange, Amersham plc, Taylor Nelson Sofres plc, the ifs School of Finance, Smiths Group plc and is a past Chairman of EveryChild. Donald has also served as Senior Independent Director of Allied Domecq plc and Scottish Power plc. On 19 June 2015 he became a director of the London Stock Exchange plc, becoming Chairman of the Board on 1 July 2015. Donald was, until 1 September 2015, the Chairman of Royal Mail plc.

Stephen Kelly

Mr. Stephen P. Kelly is Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director of The Sage Group PLC. He has over 30 years’ leadership experience in the Small & Medium Business and technology sectors. He has previously served as Chief Executive Officer of two highgrowth, public software companies – NASDAQ listed Chordiant Software, Inc. from 2001 to 2005 and LSE listed Micro Focus International plc from 2006 to 2010. In 2012 he was appointed Chief Operating Officer for UK Government where he was the most senior executive responsible for the UK Government’s Efficiency & Reform agenda, including Digital, Commercial, IT and Small & Medium Business strategies. Stephen has been an angel investor and director in a number of high growth start-ups (including Deloitte UK Technology Fast 50 Award winners).

Steve Hare

Mr. Steve Hare has been appointed as Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director of The Sage Group plc., effective January 3, 2014, Prior to joining Sage, Steve was Operating Partner and Co-Head of the Portfolio Support Group at the private equity firm Apax Partners, which he joined in 2009. Before his work at Apax Partners, he built over 10 years’ experience leading the finance function for three listed UK companies culminating as CFO for FTSE 100 company Invensys plc from 2006 to 2009. Between 2004 and 2006 Steve was Group Finance Director for Spectris plc, the FTSE 250 precision instrumentation and controls company and from 1997 to 2003 he was with Marconi plc, serving as CFO from 2001. Steve qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1985 with Ernst & Whinney, now part of Ernst & Young.

Ivan Epstein

Mr. Ivan Epstein is President - International, South Africa of The Sage Group PLC. Ivan leads Sage’s businesses across Australia, Africa, the Middle East, Asia and Latin America, which include some of Sage’s highest growth countries. Starting his career at Price Waterhouse, Ivan then co-founded Softline in 1988, leading it from start-up to a listing on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange in 1997. Softline was delisted and acquired by Sage in 2003, when Ivan joined the Executive Committee as CEO of the Southern Hemisphere, becoming CEO of AAMEA in 2010. Amongst his accomplishments, Ivan has been awarded the Ernst & Young “South Africa’s Best Entrepreneur” accolade in 1999/2000 in recognition of his entrepreneurial attributes and contribution to South African business. He was also awarded the Computer Society South Africa “IT Personality of the Year” accolade in 2009 for his contribution to the IT sector.

Brendan Flattery

Mr. Brendan Flattery is President - Europe of the company. In his current role as President, Sage Europe, Brendan is responsible for leading Sage’s European business and he has over 25 years’ experience across public and private companies in a variety of industries. Brendan has first-hand experience of being involved in a small business. An entrepreneur at heart, he served as Managing Director of two venture capitalist backed IT businesses, and also successfully ran his own small business before joining Sage in 2003 as Managing Director of Sage UK Accountants Segment. Brendan has worked in every segment of the UKI business before being appointed CEO of Sage UK and Ireland in 2011 in a role which saw him take a strategic lead for the European Start-up and Small Business Segment, Sage Pay and Sage One globally. Brendan is passionate about supporting people’s success, both within the business and for the SMEs we work with. He is a vocal supporter of SMEs and has campaigned to close the mentoring gap in the UK and Ireland since 2013. Brendan graduated from Aberystwyth University and qualified as a chartered accountant with KPMG.

Marc Scheipe

Mr. Marc Scheipe is Interim President, Sage North America of the company. He serves as Interim President and CFO for Sage North America. Marc is an accomplished business leader, with more than 20 years of financial services experience focused on financial management, strategy development, process improvement and sales/operations leadership. From holding leadership positions at large financial institutions to owning and running a small business, Marc has served in a broad spectrum of roles. Throughout his career, he has worked extensively with small businesses and entrepreneurs, and brings a unique perspective to his role at Sage. Marc is a distinguished graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy and earned his MBA from Harvard Business School. While in the Navy, he attained the rank of lieutenant commander and held various roles in operations, training, and maintenance.

Klaus-Michael Vogelberg

Mr. Klaus-Michael Vogelberg is Group Chief Technology Officer of The Sage Group Plc. He is responsible for Sage’s global technology strategy and software architecture, Klaus-Michael is also Acting Chief Technology Officer for Sage Europe. From 2004 to 2007 he was R&D Director for Sage UK and Ireland. Klaus-Michael joined us when Sage acquired the German KHK Software group in 1997, where he was R&D Director and a partner. A software entrepreneur, Klaus-Michael set-up his first business aged 19 while studying aeronautical engineering and national economics. Klaus-Michael is based in the UK.

Santiago Solanas

Mr. Santiago Solanas is Chief Marketing Officer of The Sage Group PLC. Since September 2014. He joined Sage in 2007 to lead the Start-up and Small Business Division in Spain and was appointed Chief Executive Officer of Sage Spain in 2010. During this time he renewed the leadership team, increasing the efficiency of the business and returning it to growth, as well as leading the Accountants Segment in Europe. He recently led the roll-out of Sage’s brand campaign across Europe. Prior to Sage, Santiago spent 20 years working in the IT and software industry, across the globe, in sales, marketing and management roles at IBM, Microsoft and Oracle, where he was responsible for the co-ordination and leadership of the technology business in the SMB market in Europe as Senior Director SMB Program Office EMEA. Santiago has also spent 4 years in two technology start-ups backed by Telefonica and Santander. Santiago is an active supporter of SMEs. He is a mentor for women in business and start-ups, and speaks at a number of SME forums in Spain. He holds an MSc. in Telecommunications Engineering from the Polytechnic University of Madrid (UPM) and also attended the Harvard Business School Advanced Management Program.

Anna Campopiano

Ms. Anna Campopiano is Interim Chief Communications Officer of the company. She joined Sage in October 2015 as Interim Chief Communications Officer. She is responsible for all aspects of the Company’s communications to colleagues and external stakeholders. Anna, who has an Honours Degree in Economics from the University of Manchester and an MBA, joined Sage from Thomas Cook Group where she was Group Head of Central Communications for the last three years. Anna has considerable experience in strategic communications during organizational restructurings and is a fellow of the RSA. Her previous experience includes working for a private equity backed technology solutions provider, Vertex, and she was Director of Corporate Affairs at The London Metal Exchange for four years.

Sandra Campopiano

Ms. Sandra Campopiano is Chief People Officer of the company. Since September 2015 and joins us with over 20 years of HR experience in global businesses, including senior leadership roles at Premier Farnell, Arrow Electronics, Barclays, Psion and, most recently, Thomas Cook. Sandra is also a non-executive Director at Kingston University. In 2005 she completed an MBA at the University of Surrey and in 2010 she was awarded human resources director of the year by HR Magazine, recognising how she led the HR team to support the transformation of Premier Farnell. Sandra supports the Young Enterprise – Women in Business Programme by mentoring and encouraging young female entrepreneurs to start their own business.

Michael Robinson

Mr. Michael J. Robinson is Company Secretary, Group Legal Director of The Sage Group Plc. He joined Sage in 2002 as Company Secretary and Group Legal Director. After reading Law at Oxford, Michael qualified as a solicitor and spent 15 years at one of the UK’s largest law firms.

Neil Berkett

Mr. Neil A. Berkett has been appointed as Independent Non-Executive Director of The Sage Group PLC., effective July 5, 2013. He has over 30 years’ experience in a wide range of highly competitive consumer industries. Most recently, he was Chief Executive of Virgin Media Group from March 2008 to June 2013, having joined ntl, Virgin Media’s predecessor, as Chief Operating Officer in September 2005. Before ntl he was Managing Director, Distribution, at Lloyds TSB plc. His previous roles include Chief Operating Officer at Prudential Assurance Company Ltd UK, Head of Retail at St George Bank, Senior General Manager at the Australian division of Citibank Limited, Chief Executive at Eastwest Airlines Australia and Financial Controller at ICL Australia.

Drummond Hall

Mr. Drummond Hall has been appointed as Independent Non-Executive Director of The Sage Group PLC., with effective 1 January 2014 and is a member of the Remuneration, Audit and Nomination Committees. He is currently the Senior Independent non-executive director of WH Smith plc. Previously Drummond was Chief Executive of Dairy Crest Group plc from 2002 to 2006, prior to which the majority of his career was spent with Procter and Gamble, Mars and PepsiCo. Drummond was a Non-executive Director of Mitchells & Butlers plc from July 2004 to January 2010 and Chairman from June 2008 to November 2009.

Jonathan Howell

Mr. Jonathan A. G. Howell has been appointed as Independent Non-Executive Director of The Sage Group PLC., effective May 15, 2013. Jonathan is currently Group Finance Director of Close Brothers Group plc, joining in February 2008, and previously held the same position at the London Stock Exchange Group plc from 1999. Jonathan has also been a non-executive director of EMAP plc and Chairman of FTSE International. The early part of his career was at Price Waterhouse where he qualified as a chartered accountant.

Inna Kuznetsova

Ms. Inna Kuznetsova is Independent Non-Executive Director of The Sage Group PLC. Since 6th March 2014. She is former Chief Commercial Officer and Executive Board member at CEVA Logistics, where she worked from 2012 until 2014. Prior to joining CEVA, Inna spent 19 years at IBM, where she held a number of different roles focusing on building and running strong organisations in sales, business development and marketing, culminating as Vice-President, Marketing & Sales Enablement, IBM Systems Software and ISVs.

Ruth Markland

Ms. Ruth Markland is Senior Independent Non-Executive Director of The Sage Group Plc. She has over 30 years’ experience of international services businesses, and has held a number of non-executive director positions. She joined Freshfields in 1977 and served as Managing Partner of Asia at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer from 1996 to 2003. She also served as the Chairman of the Board of Trustees at the WRVS until November 2012.

Annett Hegna