Statistical software suite vendor SAS names Lynette Clunies-Ross as the boss of its ANZ operations. Clunies-Ross has been requested to step up and lead the company in Australia and New Zealand following David Bowie’s departure in March. 

The newly appointed boss has been associated with SAS for a long time. Clunies-Ross was the SAS head of operations from the year 2012 to 2017 and rejoined the software company in 2019 to take up a AP Leadership Role in Singapore. She also took up Executive Operations roles at Citrix and Oracle in the AP region with Singapore being her base. Clunies-Ross is also a part time advisor to Melbourne Business School and Macquarie University.

More on Clunies-Ross’s appointment

Andy Zook, SAS’s regional boss said in a statement Clunies-Ross has a proven track record as a transformational leader as well as a consistent result-driven achiever. He adds that Clunies-Ross brings along with her a great wealth of experience in creation and delivery of analytical decision making that will support the next Digital Transformation wave.

In the same statement, Clunies-Ross said that SAS’s focus will be on supporting companies with their cloud digital transformations and continuing to reinforce its Academic Outreach Program. This program aims at connecting corporates with learning and academia resources to help educate and democratize executives on analytics and AI technologies. 

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About software vendor SAS

SAS is a software suite developed by SAS Institute for artificial intelligence, data management, multivariate analytics, advanced analytics, criminal investigation, business intelligence and predictive analysis. 

The software has been built with 40+ years of experience and is a pioneer analytics powerhouse for companies that are seeking immediate value from data. SAS helps you gather insights from your data and make sense of it. It also helps you understand what’s working for you and what needs to be fixed. The suite helps in better decision making and drives relevant change for your organizational growth.

SAS has clients in over 147 countries and their software is installed in 83,000+ business, university and government sites. The company employees almost 14,000 people across the globe. It is also interesting to know that 92 of the top 100 organizations on the Fortune Global 1000 2018 list are SAS clients.

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