Vanguard Australia has appointed Kim Petersen as its new chief information officer (CIO) Asia Pacific.
She would be responsible for leading a Melbourne-based team of 170 professionals supporting Vanguard’s Asia Pacific businesses.
This role was previously held by Charles Thompson who moved into a new role leading international systems, located at Vanguard’s US headquarters.
Petersen had more than 20 years of information technology (IT) experience, leading teams in charge of end user computing, services management, data centre and cloud, networks, and cyber security operations. She would report directly to managing director, Frank Kolimago.
“Kim’s technical and leadership expertise will be a valuable addition to Vanguard Australia as we continue to invest in the technology and infrastructure required to give our investors the best chance of investment success, while also focusing on delivering a superior client experience,” he said.