Darryl held various managerial positions in HR, Sales and Marketing in the Kellogg company and Nampak Ltd between 1989 and 2003. He was appointed as Managing Director of Nampak Tissue in 2003 for 5 years thereafter Managing Director- Strategic Ventures in the Liberty Life Group from 2008 until 2011.
Darryl joined Hulamin in September 2012 and assumed the role of Managing Director for Hulamin Extrusions. In January 2014, he took up the role of Group Executive: Sales, Marketing and Market Development. In March 2018, Darryl resumed his role as Managing Director of Hulamin Extrusions as well as Group Executive responsible for the Hulamin Containers division.