Suncorp Group today announced the appointment of Fiona Thompson as Group Executive, People, Culture & Advocacy, a new role which recognises the strategic importance of the portfolio to delivering better outcomes for Suncorp’s business and customers.
Ms. Thompson, currently Chief Risk Officer, will assume the new role on 1 June 2021. The role brings together the Group’s People & Culture function with its Corporate Affairs, Customer Advocate and Regulatory Affairs teams.
Group CEO Steve Johnston said the strong alignment between Suncorp’s people and culture objectives and its advocacy program underlined the rationale for bringing the functions together.
“Advocacy forms a key pillar of Suncorp’s strategy. We are taking a more active role in advocating for issues that are important for our customers and the broader community. This program is gaining traction with Governments and other stakeholders,” he said.
Group CEO Steve Johnston
Fiona has a long history within Suncorp across a range of risk, regulatory, legal, and customer functions which have given her a comprehensive understanding of what is required to deliver the outcomes we need from this important portfolio.
Ms. Thompson said Suncorp’s people, culture and advocacy capabilities were well established and she was excited for the opportunity to lead this important portfolio.
“People, culture, and advocacy sit at the heart of the Group’s strategy and purpose, and each will play a critical part in helping to deliver the financial outcomes that make Suncorp a sustainable, investable, and growing business,”.