Scentre Group’s director of know-how Richard Webby is headed to Optus the place he’ll lead a newly-formed enterprise unit known as Optus Digital.
“Richard will lead our digital technique and execution throughout our buyer touchpoints together with our on-line channels, Optus web site and our market main My Optus App; along with our knowledge, data and analytics capabilities,” Optus CEO Kelly Bayer Rosmarin stated in a press release.
“[He] brings important expertise creating and integrating customer-facing options throughout a number of digital platforms domestically and internationally and can play a key position in driving our Digital technique throughout Optus.”
Webby comes from Scentre Group, the proprietor and operator of Westfield in Australia and New Zealand, the place he successfully served as its chief data officer.
His LinkedIn bio stated at Scentre Group he led “all enterprise and consumer-facing know-how and providers: digital, centre/mall, enterprise functions, infrastructure, operations, structure and cyber safety.”
He had been within the position for about three years. Webby will be a part of Optus on March 1.
Previous to that, Webby was a long-time know-how government on the Walt Disney Firm.
Optus additionally stated right now that it had appointed Michael Venter as its chief monetary officer-designate.
Venter will turn into CFO Optus Client Australia in six months when appearing CFO Quah Kung Yang concludes a secondment from Singtel.