Sal Laher

Chief Digital & Information Officer and Executive Vice Principal Global Facilities & Procurement

Sal is Chief Digital and Information Officer (CDIO) at IFS. His appointment in 2018 sees him lead the talented team that is driving all information technology, as well as the continued digitization and automation transformation of IFS. He has recently also been given accountability for IFS Facilities and IFS Procurement globally.

He has overseen the largest technology transformation program successfully in the Company’s history - the move to IFS own enterprise ERP software platform, IFS Applications 10.

A technology leader with more than 38 years’ experience, Sal was SAP’s Chief Operating Officer (COO) S/4HANA Cloud prior to joining IFS. He has also held senior technology and CIO roles at Eskom, ABSA Bank, ICL Fujitsu, Capita Group, CSC and Rolls-Royce.

In his role as CDIO, Sal is accustomed to blending strong commercial awareness with extensive experience in the lifecycle management and delivery of complex programs. He also understands the importance of service delivery, including business change, transformation, and transition projects.

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