Vivian as an experienced accountant, advisor and strategist. She has over 35 years in the Australian Information Technology and Services sector and more recently in the Asian IT sector. An experienced C-level executive who has led tech IPO’s on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) as well as several M&A transactions.
She was Chief Financial Officer and Company Secretary, on the IPO DWS Advanced Business Solutions (ASX:DWS) in 2006, later she became the Chief Operating Officer. Vivian was also the Chief Financial Officer and Company Secretary of SMS Management & Technology (ASX:SMX) In both companies Vivian led the acquisition of several companies from selection, due diligence and contract negotiation.
Most recently, Vivian was Associate Vice President of NASDAQ-listed Pactera Technology Ltd; managing all business operations functions across the APAC business group. She oversaw the integration of BearingPoint (ex-KPMG) business, as well as compliance and integration for the privatization by the Blackstone Group (NYSE:BX).
Previously, Vivian held several senior management positions including State Manager at Fordham’s/Perpetual (ASX:PPT), Finance Manager of the Research Divisions at Rio Tinto (ASX:RIO) and Senior Manager at Ernst & Young. Her experience not only covers the finance functions but also Human Resources and the IT Operations. Her industry experience not only includes IT but covers mining, financial services and manufacturing.
Vivian holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Newcastle and a Graduate Diploma of Corporate Governance. She is a Chartered Accountant and a Fellow of the Institute of Taxation and a member of both the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and the Australian Institute of Company Directors.