IRVINE, CA--(Marketwire - Jul 19, 2012) - Sage North America announced today the appointment of Himanshu Palsule to the new role of Chief Technology Officer and Head of Product Strategy. Sage is a leading global provider of accounting, ERP and other business management applications and services for small and midsized businesses, with more than 6 million customers worldwide.
In his new role as Chief Technology Officer and Head of Product Strategy Mr. Palsule is responsible for all product and technology development as well as guiding the overall product strategy for the Sage product and services portfolio in North America. In this role, he will focus on driving consistency and innovation across the portfolio to meet the growing needs of small and midsized businesses and increasing investments and focus in the areas of cloud computing and mobility. Mr. Palsule reports to Sage North America CEO Pascal Houillon.
"Himanshu brings a unique combination of commercial and technology expertise through his years of leadership within Sage and working with customers and business partners to deliver enriching products and services," said Sage North America CEO Pascal Houillon. "In his new role as CTO, Himanshu will help us focus on the issues that small and midsized business care about most and deliver solutions that exceed their expectations."
Himanshu Palsule was previously EVP Strategy for Sage North America. In prior roles at Sage, Mr. Palsule was general manager of the Sage North America specialized solutions business and then the company's portfolio of ERP and CRM products. Mr. Palsule has more than 25 years of experience in the accounting and financial industry and has been a regular speaker at industry events. He holds a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering and a master's degree in software engineering.
Sage is a leading global supplier of business management software and services for small and midsized businesses. The Sage Group plc, formed in 1981, was floated on the London Stock Exchange in 1989 and now employs more than 12,600 people and supports more than 6 million customers worldwide. For more information about Sage in North America, please visit the company website at NA.Sage.com. Follow Sage North America on Facebook, Facebook.com/SageNorthAmerica, and Twitter, Twitter.com/SageNAmerica.
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