Darren Roos, the new Chief Operating Officer (COO) for the EMEA region (excluding DACH)
Software AG announced the appointment of South African Darren Roos to the Software AG Group Executive Board in August 2011, as Chief Operating Officer (COO) for the EMEA region (excluding DACH).
Darren joined Software AG in 2005 as the Sales Manager for South Africa and in 2006 his responsibilities were extended to the Middle East and North Africa. In 2008 Darren’s responsibilities were further extended to include Northern Europe.
“EMEA contains some of the most well developed IT markets in the world, from sophisticated eGovernment in Scandinavia and the Middle East to the totally digitized financial services industry in the UK”, said Darren Roos. “With Software AG’s unique cross-industry Business Process Excellence portfolio and more than 40 years of implementing systems critical to our customers’ success, I am confident that we can fully address the diverse business requirements of such a dynamic region”.
After studying Law at the University of South Africa, Darren began his career in the ICT industry in Sales and Business Development with Redflag Communications and Dimension Data.