On the Move: SAP ANZ appoints HR director

By Freya Purnell

SAP Australia and New Zealand (SAP ANZ) has appointed Lisa Christy as director of human resources.

With more than 20 years of professional HR experience, Christy joins SAP from Microsoft where she was a senior HR management, 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, and prior to joining Gartner, worked at Oracle as HRBP and compensation and benefits manager for five years.

As a member of the SAP ANZ senior executive team, Christy will play a significant role in driving people initiatives to enable business success and achieve positive employee engagement across SAP ANZ. She will be 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.”


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