International Business Systems, a supply chain solution provider has announced the appointment of its new Chief Executive Officer, Jayne Archbold. Headquartered in Sweden, IBS has been supplying Integrated Enterprise Resource Planning and Warehouse Management Systems for more than 35 years.
The appointment at the same time is no surprise given the credentials Archbold, puts on the table. She has an experience of 18 years taking decisions and making policies in the enterprise customer businesses and the ERP sector. Most recently, she was the CEO of Sage Mid-Market Division Europe, responsible for expanding the company’s first-ever global ERP product into new geographies and from regional to global distribution. It was under her leadership that the organization achieved a double-digit growth, according to her blog.
She represents the ERP sector as an active council member of Gerson Lehrman Group, the world’s leading platform for professional learning and IBS believes that she will lead a way to product innovation, operational transformation and growth by the help of efficient customer engagement and keen attention to concerns at hand.
Archbold will take over the reins, effective immediately from Steven Hargreaves, a Marlin Equity Partners Operating President who served as interim CEO following the acquisition of IBS by Marlin Equity Partners in July 2015.
Hargreaves stated, “We are extremely pleased to name Jayne Archbold as CEO of IBS. Her impressive record of achievement over a long career in the industry, combined with her passion for people including customers, employees and partners, makes her supremely qualified to lead IBS and fulfill our shared vision for the future of the business.”
While Archbold, has been a Managing Director with a record of delivering profitable growth in enterprise software businesses, she is “delighted to join IBS. With its fantastic pool of talent, loyal customer base and a reputation for outstanding service, IBS is a strong business with great potential.”
“IBS is a uniquely qualified partner for businesses looking to adapt to the rapid changes sweeping through the distribution sector. I look forward to working with the team at IBS to deliver world-class products and services to our current and future customers,” she added.