Suncorp has tapped the managing director of Microsoft Australia to take on the role as the new chief executive officer strategic innovation, effective March 2017.
In her new role, Pip Marlow will be responsible for Suncorp’s strategic role in market disruption, and identifying, establishing, and cultivating new external marketplace partners to meet the needs of customers, the statement said.
, Suncorp CEO and managing director, said Marlow has a crucial role to play in accelerating the delivery of Suncorp’s customer strategy.
“Pip is a highly-recognised leader in her field. She brings a wealth of international experience and has a strong track record of delivery, most recently through her role as managing director of Microsoft Australia,” he said.
“Her strong leadership will be pivotal to the success of our marketplace, and our third party relationships, and the delivery of our customer strategy.
“I am looking forward to the contribution that Pip will make to Suncorp and its many brands including AAMI, GIO, Apia, and Shannons.”
Marlow has been with Microsoft since 1995. Before that, she held a range of senior sales and account roles at Agate Distribution and Samsung Information Systems.
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