Darren Roos is the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of IFS. His appointment in April 2018 sees Darren lead the talented team at IFS to further scale the company’s global business and extend IFS’s leadership position in Field Service Management, Enterprise Asset Management and Enterprise Resource Planning markets.
Prior to joining IFS, Darren was the President of SAP's global ERP Cloud business, where he had end-to-end responsibility for all product and go-to-market functions, and an organization of over 5,000 staff. During his time at SAP, Darren also held other leadership roles including General Manager of Northern Europe and Chief Operating Officer of EMEA. Before joining SAP, Darren was a senior executive at Software AG, where he was President of EMEA, APJ, LATAM and a member of Software AG’s Group Executive Board.
Outside of IFS, Darren maintains a Non-Executive Director position at Micro Focus International.
As a technology leader who has spent nearly 20 years building global software businesses, Darren’s proven track record and ability to deliver results has earned him a reputation as a customer advocate, industry thought leader and Cloud expert. Having grown up in South Africa Darren is passionate about the positive impact diversity can have on a business. Darren lists ‘high employee engagement’ and ‘authentic passionate leadership’ as the secrets to his success.
Darren lives in the UK, where he enjoys spending time outside of work with his two boys.