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Guy Berruyer takes CEO role at Sage

FTSE 100 business Sage has promoted Guy Berruyer the head of Europe & Asia to CEO succeeding Paul Walker

Financial software business Sage has promoted Guy Berruyer to chief executive
succeeding, outgoing Paul Walker.

Berruyer is promoted from CEO of Sage’s mainland Europe & Asia
operations. He joined Sage in 1997 to run the French operations at the FTSE 100
company and was later promoted to the board of directors in 2000.

Berruyer previously worked at financial software suppliers Intuit as
European director.

Anthony Hobson, chairman of Sage, said: “During his [Berruyer] 13 year
career with Sage, Guy has lead the successful growth of our business in Europe
and, more recently, in Asia. He has a strong track record of profit growth, both
organically and through the successful acquisition and integration of companies.

Berruyer takes up the position in 1 October and succeeds Paul Walker who will
remain at Sage until 1 December.

Walker has spent 26 years at the company, 16 of which as CEO.

Further reading:

Sage
chief Walker to step down after 16 years

Intuit
problems sees rival Sage’s shares increase

New
Sage product to help accountants file clients’ accounts

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