Sage Group names Stephen Kelly group CEO
On this date, Mr. Berruyer will retire as a Director and Chief Executive Officer. He will, however, remain available to support Mr. Kelly, as required, until the end of March 2015.
Mr. Kelly has served as Chief Executive Officer of two growth orientated public software companies, namely: NASDAQ listed Chordiant Software, Inc. from 2001 to 2005; and then from 2006 to 2010, London Stock Exchange listed Micro Focus International plc.
From 2010, he was a founder investor and director in a number of successful SMEs. In 2012 he was appointed Chief Operating Officer for UK Government responsible to the Minister for the Cabinet Office. In this role, he is the most senior civil servant responsible for Efficiency & Reform, as well as promoting the government's positive SME agenda.
Mr. Kelly started his career at Oracle shortly after its initial public offering in 1987. From 1987 to 1998, he worked in various sales and marketing roles at the firm in the UK, finishing off as the European director and financial services director. He was educated at the University of Bath. ■