Darren Brown is Managing Director for Travelex in Australia and New Zealand, the market leader in foreign currency services to consumers and businesses. Before being named Managing Director in May 2019, Darren was Asia-Pacific Finance Director for Travelex leading the overall corporate finance activities, including financial and management reporting, strategic planning, financial systems, tax and treasury. Darren previously held Executive positions in the United States with Verizon, and in Australia with Thomson Reuters, Fuji Xerox and Travelport. He is currently a Company Director on the Travelex Boards in Australia, China, Hong Kong, Japan, Malaysia, New Zealand, Singapore and Thailand. He was previously a Company Director in Belgium, Czech Republic, Germany, Italy, South Korea, Switzerland, Taiwan and United Kingdom.
Darren grew up and was educated in the United States, earning a Bachelor of Science in Accounting and was Founding Father of his Fraternity at the University of South Florida. He achieved CPA qualifications in Texas and is a Graduate member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. He was Chairman of the 2021 CFO Summit, and has volunteered as Deputy Convener of the Finance Committee of The Scots College (2007-2012) and currently with HarbourCare Clean Ups. Darren is passionate about his family, the outdoors, fitness, golfing, and enjoying and supporting Australian products and wines.