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Sage Group PLC

15 November 2022

The Sage Group plc.

15 November 2022

Non-executive Director Appointment

The Sage Group plc. ("Sage") is pleased to announce the appointment of Maggie Chan Jones to its Board as a Non-executive Director with effect from 1 December 2022.

Maggie is the founder and CEO of Tenshey, a tech-enabled executive coaching company that helps women advance into leadership roles and the boardroom. She founded Tenshey after a highly successful career in marketing at several of the world's largest technology companies, including Microsoft and SAP, with her early career spent in Sun Microsystems and ADIC. She was SAP's first woman Chief Marketing Officer, responsible for driving the software provider's global marketing effort across more than 180 countries. In this role she led SAP's brand transformation effort, which led to the company being recognised as one of the world's most valuable brands. Maggie is recognised as an industry thought-leader in the marketing and technology sector and was previously named as one of the 'Most Influential CMOs' in the world by Forbes. Maggie was previously a non-executive director of Avast plc and is currently a non-executive board advisor to Open Systems AG.

Andrew Duff, Chair, said "I am delighted to welcome Maggie to the Sage Board. She brings with her deep international marketing and brand experience gained from her time spent at some of the world's largest technology companies and will highly complement the skills we already have on the Board. Maggie also brings with her a passion for creating diverse and inclusive cultures, and I look forward to the valuable contribution she will make in Board discussions as we continue to build an inclusive, high-performing and accountable culture at Sage."

There are no further disclosures required for the purposes of Listing Rule 9.6.13.

Enquiries

Sage +44 (0) 7721 599 502

Vicki Bradin, General Counsel and Company Secretary

James Sandford, Investor Relations

David Ginivan, Corporate PR

FGS Global +44 (0) 20 7251 3801

Conor McClafferty

Sophia Johnston

About Sage

Sage exists to knock down barriers so everyone can thrive, starting with the millions of small and mid-sized businesses served by us, our partners and accountants. Customers trust our finance, HR and payroll software to make work and money flow. By digitising business processes and relationships with customers, suppliers, employees, banks and governments, our digital network connects SMBs, removing friction and delivering insights. Knocking down barriers also means we use our time, technology and experience to tackle digital inequality, economic inequality and the climate crisis.

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