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Rolfe to chair Sage's audit panel

Former FD of Gallaher Tobacco, Mark Rolfe, to chair Sage's audit committee in 2008 following his appointment to the board next week

Accounting software giant Sage has appointed Mark Rolfe as a non-executive
director as of 1 December 2007.

Rolfe will serve on the audit, remuneration and nominations committees, and
from 1 April 2008 will chair the audit panel, a Sage statement said.

The announcement came in conjunction with the release of the software giant’s
final
results
today.

Rolfe was FD of Gallaher Group, until the group was acquired by Japan Tobacco
Inc in April 2007.

Commenting on the appointment, Sage chairman Tony Hobson said, ‘Mark Rolfe
has a tremendous track record as the FD of a major international business. This
experience will enable him to provide strong leadership of the audit committee
and will be of enormous value to the board.’

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