Dear AFSUG Community,
It is with immense sadness that we share the news of the unexpected passing of Reg Barry, a pillar of the SAP ecosystem in Africa and a deeply cherished member of our community.
Reg’s contributions spanned far and wide, leaving an indelible mark on not only AFSUG as its esteemed Vice-Chairman but also SAPHILA, where he led as Chairman, and SUGEN, where he actively served as a CLT Executive Member. His passion for collaboration, knowledge sharing, and driving innovation within the SAP landscape was boundless, and his impact profound.
Working alongside Reg wasn’t just a task, it was a privilege,” says Duke Mathebula, AFSUG Chairman. “His unwavering dedication and invaluable contributions to both the AFSUG community and the broader SAP ecosystem will be sorely missed. We feel a deep sense of gratitude for the profound impact he had on our organization.
Amanda Gibbs, AFSUG General Manager, echoes the sentiment of the entire AFSUG team, saying, “Reg’s infectious smile and passion were constant fixtures. His dedication to AFSUG and its members unwavering. At this difficult time, our heartfelt thoughts, prayers, and unwavering support are with Helouise, her sons, and the entire Barry family. Reg’s legacy and contribution to our organization will forever be remembered and cherished.”
Reg’s spirit will continue to live on in the countless connections he forged, the knowledge he shared, and the unwavering passion he instilled in others. He leaves behind a legacy of collaboration, innovation, and unwavering dedication that will continue to shape the future of SAP in Africa.
We invite you to join us in celebrating Reg’s life and remembering his remarkable contributions. Please share your memories, thoughts, and well wishes below.
With heartfelt condolences,
The AFSUG Team