Suncorp Group CEO and managing director Michael Cameron announced the appointment yesterday.
Ms Harland joins Suncorp from MediBank Private, where she has been executive general manager, technology and operations. Her previous roles include general manager – group technology for ANZ Bank and CIO roles at the National Health Service in the UK and QWEST Communications in Denver, Colorado.
At Suncorp, Ms Harland will lead the group’s technology and business intelligence strategy, with responsibility for all technology, digital enablement, cloud and infrastructure, protective services chief data office, projects and programs and innovation labs function.
“Sarah is an outstanding and experienced candidate and I am confident her leadership and track record over the past 16 years in similar roles will build on the momentum we already have and take Suncorp’s digital capability to the next level,” Mr Cameron said.
Ms Harland will start with Suncorp on 1 September.