Directors

final Rob Brown

Robert Brown
CEO

Profile:
As CEO at DRS, Robert Brown expedites customers' security strategies. His long-standing involvement in the information security sector affords customers the benefit of an innovative mix of products and services based on specific requirements. Robert Brown is frequently a driving force in custom or unique initiatives. His lively personality and considerable energy ensure a continuous exchange between customers and DRS.

Career and Interests:

  • Following the founding of DRS as a small IT business by Robert Brown, DRS has grown to include several partners and some 70 staff members.
  • 16 years of ownership

Andrew

Andrew Sjöberg
Executive Director: Services

Profile:
Andrew Sjöberg has a multifaceted understanding of information security across multiple industry sectors based on 19 years of applied expertise. To date in DRS he has focused on building a team of professional and respected security subject matter experts. He has a keen vision of the service ethic and is passionate about achieving high standards of delivery. He currently directs DRS' service offerings and delivery protocols.

Career and Interests:

  • 12 year tenure in a corporate financial institution specialising in IT systems, service delivery and information security.
  • In 2001 joined DRS partnership to develop and drive its technical services portfolio.

David

David Pleasants
Executive Director: Finance

Profile:
With an established career of financial management in the IT market sector, Dave Pleasants ensures that fiscal discipline and management is applied responsibly within DRS, ensuring sustained growth and development for DRS and its employees.

Career and Interests:

  • 19 years employment in a corporate financial institution.
  • Managing partner and Financial Director in a successful computer distribution company.
  • Served as Executive Director with a public listed company in the IT distribution sector.
  • Founded DRS with Robert Brown 1997.

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Jayson O’Reilly
Executive Director: Innovation and Sales

Profile:
Jayson O’Reilly’s experience and exposure to industry experts and global customers have allowed him the opportunity to drive security consolidation strategies, enabling more efficient operational businesses. He is focused on providing customers with the peace of mind and the true value proposition that DRS offers.

Career and Interests:

  • Joined DRS in November 2012
  • Over 12 years experience in the vendor community
  • Extensive experience working closely with South African blue chip organisations

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Edwin Moremi
Chief Operating Officer

Profile:
Edwin Moremi's focus is on the strategic, tactical, short-term and long-term operations management of DRS. In an additional portfolio, he develops and fosters relationships in the government and private sector and has achieved a keen understanding of government requirement and process.

Career and Interests:

  • Joined DRS partnership in 1998.
  • Appointed as a Director in 2004.
  • Advanced diploma in Business Management
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