SAP appoints new Director of Human Resources for Australia and New Zealand

SYDNEY, AustraliaSAP Australia and New Zealand (SAP ANZ) announced today the appointment of Lisa Christy as Director of Human Resources, SAP ANZ. As a member of the Senior Executive Team (SET), she will play a significant role in driving people initiatives to enable business success and achieve positive employee engagement across SAP ANZ.

Christy will be for responsible for enabling the success of the organisation through its human capital management. This involves recruiting and retaining top talent, developing and leading employee engagement and building leadership readiness through career development plans.

“SAP is a company with great people, talent and culture. With the recent acquisitions of Sybase and SuccessFactors, as well as with our innovation strategy, it is the right time to be at SAP,” said Christy. “I look forward to contributing to the company’s success, and being part of the journey of making SAP ANZ the Employer of Choice”.

Christy has more than 20 years of professional HR experience, working mainly in the IT industry. She joins SAP from Microsoft, where she was a Senior HR Manager, focusing on developing leadership capabilities and management excellence. Previously, she was Senior HR Director at Gartner Asia Pacific, managing the HR strategy and operations across 12 countries. Prior to joining Gartner, Christy worked at Oracle as HRBP and Compensation & Benefits manager for 5 years.

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