Former Princes Trust chairman Adam Hale joins as Non-Executive Director
READING, UK, June 5th, 2013 – Sage People, the leader in Global Workforce Collaboration, today announced the appointment of a new Non-Executive Director. Adam Hale will join the growing Reading based HR software company, bringing with him expertise from a successful 30 years history in the technology industry.
Adam will act in an advisory capacity at Sage People, alongside his role as Head of Software for Russell Reynolds Associates, leading executive head-hunters, where he is a member of the European Board Practice. Prior to this, Adam was chairman of the Technology Leadership Group of The Prince’s Trust, the UK’s leading corporate initiative for the technology, media and telecoms industries.
He brings a strong passion for technology, having started out as a mainframe operator and programmer in 1983 before a degree in Computer Science. He joined what has become Accenture in 1987 and spent 10 years there; working on major consulting projects with financial services clients before moving onto the outsourcing arm of the business.
Nic Scott, CEO, Sage People comments, “We are pleased to have Adam join us at Sage People, particularly at such an exciting time of growth and expansion for the company. His track record in recruitment made him a perfect fit for a future HR software leader. Adam brings with him the experience of long and successful career in UK technology and a career of marrying business promise with world-class talent. He will help us to continue to lead the way in Global Workforce Collaboration.”
Adam Hale adds, “I am incredibly excited to be joining the team. It is refreshing to be part of a successful UK software company which is growing fast and having an impact on markets, both at home and abroad, furthering Britain’s reputation as an exporter of innovation. Sage People has a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to redefine the key processes of workforce collaboration. I hope to contribute to its continued success in my new role.”