Top 10 Information Technology (IT) Companies in UK 2016

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9. Sage Group

The Sage Group plc, usually known as Sage, is a British multinational venture programming organization headquartered in Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom.


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It is the world's third-biggest supplier of big business asset arranging programming (behind Oracle and SAP), the biggest supplier to little organizations, and has 6.1 million clients worldwide. It has workplaces in 24 countries.

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The organization is the benefactor of The Sage Gateshead music venue in Gateshead. On 19 April 2010, Sage declared that its CEO, Paul Walker, had shown an enthusiasm for venturing down from his position, which he had held for 16 years. The Financial Times reported that his flight would prompt hypothesis over Sage's mergers and acquisitions, which have been a key part to the gathering's development in the previous 20 years. In a meeting with The Times, the CEO of Sage's UK business expressed that: "Acquisitions are a piece of our DNA".

Walker was one of the longest serving CEOs of a FTSE100 organization, just surpassed by Sir Martin Sorrell at WPP and Tullow Oil's Aidan Heavey. According to the Daily Mail, Walker is prone to have left Sage with as much as £21 million given his shares, reward arrangement and salary.[18] Walker left the organization on 1 December 2010.

In August 2014, Sage declared that Guy Berruyer was to resign; Stephen Kelly, the UK government's previous head working officer, got to be Group CEO in November 2014. In 2015 the Sage logo was revived. Established and headquartered in Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom, the organization at first became naturally, yet all the more as of late has become essentially through acquisitions.

Sage has 6.1 million clients and 13,400 workers over the world. Key industry center incorporates: Healthcare; HR and Payroll; Construction/Real-Estate; Transport/Distribution; Payment Processing; Accountancy; Not-revenue driven; Manufacturing; Retail; Automotive Distribution.

Revenue=1435.5m Euros

Profit=268.2m Euros

Number of employees=13271