One of the Big Four management consulting firms, PricewaterhouseCoopers Australia has announced the appointment of its new CIDO – Jacqui Visch.

Visch has been appointed as a PwC Australia partner as well as Chief Digital and Information Officer (CIDO). She will be replacing Vishy Narayana as he steps into the role of CIDO for the firm’s APAC business.

Visch is to join PwC Australia on 14th June 2021 and will assume the role, as mentioned above, from 1st July. She will join the company from AMP,  where she was the Chief Technology and Data Officer.

Jacqui Visch before joining PwC Australia

According to Visch’s LinkedIn profile, she worked at ABCN previously where she held multiple high-profile positions like General Manager (2007 to 2013) and Chief Executive Officer (2013 to 2017). Before ABCN, Visch also worked at Optus for 2 years and held positions like Diversity Manager (2004 to 2005) and Organization Renewal Manager (2005 to 2006). 

Visch’s experience revolves around enterprise technology strategy, services, cyber and platforms. Her transformation delivery comprises digital operating models, application automation, data driven insights continuous compliance, partner ecosystems and cloud migration at scale.

Her education background includes Bachelor of Economics, Diploma of Education and Master of Arts from the University of Sydney.

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What PwC execs & partners said on Visch’s appointment

Liza Maimone, Chief Operating Officer at PwC Australia said they’re delighted to have Jacqui Visch join the firm to support the continuous evolution of the tech strategy of PwC Australia. Visch brings a wealth of experience across tech transformation, tech strategy, data, cyber, digitization and agile ways of working, says Maimone.

She further added that Visch’s deep expertise will also help drive business, technology and data transformation for the firm’s clients.

Commenting on her appointment, Visch said that she is thrilled and honored to be joining PwC Australia and taking on such a dynamic and diverse role. 

She says that this is an exciting and equally important time to be adopting and curating new ways of working and enabling change to flourish for clients and the firm. She believes in continuous improvement, collaboration, developing people and lasting connections. 

At PricewaterhouseCoopers, her focus will be on putting clients at the centre of every business and process and experience decision in order to drive application agility, data enrichment and modernization.

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