Australian financial services company hires ex-CommBank senior IT decision maker .
Australia-based Suncorp Group Limited has appointed Adam Bennett to the role of Chief Information Officer (CIO).
Bennett has held several technology and banking roles, primarily at Commonwealth Bank of Australia and makes him experienced in the field of financial services.
At CBA, he served as the CIO for retail and business banking divisions as well as group executive for business and private banking for five years, until early 2020.
His contributions to CBA included modernisation of the bank’s technology and delivery of transformational projects including new customer propositions, digitisation of all processes, risk reduction programs and implementation of other technology innovations.
Steve Johnston CEO at Suncorp said Bennett’s successful track record in both commercial and technology roles is expected to be crucial in guiding SUN’s strategic technology path, digitisation, automation, and data initiatives.
“Technology is pivotal to delivering our Group strategy and the operational, product and customer opportunities we are seeking,” he said. “I am confident Adam’s deep experience equips him well to deliver significant value.”
Bennet said he is looking forward to work with the technology and business teams to deliver customer experience and deliver on Suncorp’s strategy via leveraging recent investments in digital and data.
“I look forward to working with the technology and business teams to improve the customer experience and deliver on Suncorp’s strategy, leveraging recent investments in digital and data,” he said.