American, born 1960
Mr Saage was appointed to the Board in 2010. He is a member of the Governance and Sustainability Committee, and the Nominations Committee.
Mr Saage is a graduate of Fairleigh Dickinson University, US, and is a Certified Public Accountant.
Following an early career in public accounting with Coopers & Lybrand, he joined Cartier’s US business in 1988. Between 1988 and 2006, he served as Chief Operating Officer of Richemont North America and of Alfred Dunhill in London. From 2006 to 2010, he served as Group Deputy Finance Director, subsequent to which he was appointed Chief Financial Officer, a position he held from 2010 to 31 July 2017. Since 1 August 2017, he has been serving as a Non‑executive Director. In addition, he is the Chairman of Richemont North America and a Director of Peter Millar LLC.
Mr Saage is also a Non‑executive Director of Arendale Holdings Corp.