Sage Appoints David Rumer as Vice President of Market Development in Canada

Sage Appoints David Rumer as Vice President of Market Development in Canada 
RICHMOND, BC -- (Marketwired) -- 12/06/13 --  Sage North America
announced that David Rumer will be joining as vice president of
market development in Canada. Sage is a leading global provider of
accounting, ERP and other business management applications and
services for small and medium-sized businesses, with more than
500,000 customers in Canada and 6 million customers worldwide. 
In his new role, David is responsible for developing a growth
strategy for Sage in the Canadian market. This will include
overseeing the development of strategic alliances and growing and
strengthening relationships with future and existing channel
partners, strategic partners and industry analysts. He will also
focus on driving the strategic marketing plans for the existing Sage
product portfolio in Canada.  
"David brings an extensive background of business development,
marketing and strategic alliance experience in the software industry
to the Sage Canadian team," said Nancy Harris, Sage senior vice
president and general manager, Canada. "With a proven track record in
developing and implementing large-scale marketing programs for global
software companies combined with an entrepreneurial spirit, I am
confident that David will be instrumental in developing strategic
alliances while driving Sage brand awareness with existing and new
small and medium-sized customers and partner channels in the Canadian
Prior to joining Sage, David held several business development and
marketing leadership roles at Oracle, SAP and TopSystems. He is
passionate about the power of positive customer experiences, the
application of technology for a competitive advantage and the
significant impact that entrepreneurs and small business owners have
on the Canadian economy. 
"It is a tremendous pleasure to join Sage, which has a rich history
of being a valuable supporter to small and medium-sized companies in
Canada. Not only was I drawn to the fact that Sage has a portfolio of
category leaders with comprehensive roadmaps and are extremely
innovative, but the solutions also create greater freedom for
businesses to succeed," said Rumer. "Even more impressive is how Sage
develops business management solutions with our customers' experience
being of paramount importance. In fact, the primary focus of every
employee at Sage is about customer success, and that is a very
powerful business model."  
About The Sage Group plc 
We provide small and medium-sized organizations with a range of
easy-to-use, secure, and efficient business management software and
services -- from accounting and payroll to enterprise resource
planning, customer relationship management, and payments. Our
customers receive continuous advice and support through our global
network of local experts to help them solve their business problems,
giving them the confidence to achieve their business ambitions.
Formed in 1981, Sage was floated on the London Stock Exchange in 1989
and entered the FTSE 100 in 1999. Sage has over 6 million customers
and more than 12,700 employees in 24 countries covering the UK &
Ireland, mainland Europe, North America, South Africa, Australia,
Asia, and Brazil. For further information please visit:  
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