2017 December මස 08 වැනිදා Friday
IFS MEASA Regional Conference ends on a high note
IFS, the global enterprise applications company recently concluded the IFS MEASA Regional Conference at the Taj Samudra Hotel Colombo.
The annual event featured IFS speakers from across the MEASA region (Middle East, Africa, and South Asia) who came together to discuss and share knowledge about the market dynamics, opportunities and regional collaboration in the MEASA region. Over 110 participants attended the conference, which offered informative presentations and great networking opportunities. IFS CEO Alastair Sorbie provided an update onIFS’s global operations, which was followed by country presentations by respective country leaders. Afterwards, a regional outlook was provided by Jan Bruenas – President of IFS Asia Pacific, followed by an Industry Update by Antony Bourne - Vice President of Global Industry Solutions. An update from the Aviation & Defence Business Unit was provided by Andrew Stimpson - Senior Project Manager IFS Middle East and with a similar session on Field Service Management was providedby Riafi Wahid – Programe Manager Middle East . In addition, a session on IFS’s Global Supprt Operations (GSO) was delivered by Steve Boreham- Director Global Support. The rest of the day was spent in breakout sessions focusing on Sales and Marketing, Consultancy Services, Finance, HR & Admin. The conference ended with a group photograph followed by a dinner party at the Colombo Hilton.
Commenting on this initiative Mr.Jayantha De Silva, President and CEO of IFS in Sri Lanka stated: ”2017 is a significant year for IFS Sri Lanka, as we celebrate 20 years of partnering innovation in Sri Lanka. The MEASA conference is an ideal opportunity for our regional representatives to network, share insights and successful case studies from their own regions and I am happy that IFS Sri Lanka is able to host this years MEASA Conference as we celebrate our 20th Anniversary in Sri Lanka”.
He continued: ”we have lined up a series of events to celebrate our 20th Anniversary, including a customer cocktail receptionat Galle Face Hotel, a dinner party for the MEASA participants on the 9th of November at the Hilton, followed by a press conference at the Cinnamon Grand on the 10th of November 2017”
IFS™ is a globally recognized leader in developing and delivering enterprise software for Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Enterprise Asset Management (EAM) and Enterprise Service Management (ESM). Founded in 1983, IFS brings customers in targeted sectors closer to their business, helps them be more agile and prepare for what's next in their industry. IFS’s 3,500 employees support more than 1 million users worldwide from its network of local offices and through a growing ecosystem of partners.