Scoop: Kirsten Sutton, long-time SAP executive, has quietly joined Vancity as SVP, Digital Solutions and Business Technology
The business veteran is responsible for all technology operations and digital strategy.
Update: Her title is now confirmed to be Chief Technology & Information Officer.
According to Vancity’s website (and Bloomberg), Kirsten Sutton, the long-time Managing Director of SAP Labs Canada, has quietly joined the financial co-operative as Senior Vice President, Digital Solutions and Business Technology. From her bio, which can now be found on the executive leadership team page:
Kirsten Sutton is an unconventional tech leader. From a professionally trained chef, Kirsten Sutton navigated a significant career pivot to become one of Vancouver’s most celebrated tech execs. As Senior Vice President, Digital Solutions and Business Technology at Vancity, Kirsten oversees all of Vancity’s technology operations as well as drives the organization’s digital strategy linking technology, members and community.
Before her appointment at Vancity, Kirsten spent 25 years at SAP across a variety of roles, most recently as Managing Director for SAP Labs Canada, the 3000-strong development organization across the country.