SAP has appointed Phil Cameron to the position of Chief Operating Officer (COO) for Australia and New Zealand (ANZ) to replace Pete Andrew, who takes on a newly created role.
As Head of Industries, SAP ANZ, Pete will focus on delivering closer collaboration across ANZ’s different lines of business, as well as its industry, and RISE teams to help simplify each customer’s move to the cloud and enable customers across all industries to digitally transform.
Pete will work with teams across the business and its partner ecosystem to ensure customers are able to deliver continuous innovation throughout each stage of their business transformation journey.
“We have bold ambitions for the year ahead. Creating the Head of Industries role and broadening the breadth of the ANZ leadership team is a significant strategic investment in delivering for our customers and furthering our cloud ambitions,” said Damien Bueno, President and Managing Director, SAP Australia and New Zealand.
Damien believes that Pete's experience and achievements as COO and his passion for customer outcomes and experience with the partner ecosystem will help him steer the company towards achieving the new growth targets.
Meanwhile, as the new COO, Phil will continue to drive business momentum and streamline how SAP operates, to better serve current, new and prospective customers.
Phil comes with 25 years of experience including key leadership roles in SAP. He joined SAP Australia for the second time in 2015 to assume responsibility for SAP’s relationship with the New South Wales Government. He has also held senior leadership positions in the technology industry in both New Zealand and Australia, including CEO of SAP partner Innogence, Senior Manager for Deloitte in New Zealand, and Client Partner for SAP in Queensland.
SAP Australia and New Zealand has also begun its search for Phil’s successor as Managing Director, SAP New Zealand.