Andrew Stevens is the Managing Director of IBM Australia and New Zealand having been appointed to this role in January 2011. He manages a business with annual revenues of more than $4 Billion.
Mr Stevens joined IBM in 2002 as part of IBM’s acquisition of PricewaterhouseCoopers Consulting (PwCC) business. He joined PwCC in 1981 and prior to the merger with Coopers and Lybrand in 1998, he was the COO of the PriceWaterhouse Management Consulting Business in Asia Pacific. He oversaw the successful merger of PW and C&L in A/NZ and was promoted to the COO position of PwC Consulting in Asia Pacific in 2000. He led the integration work across Asia Pacific as part of the IBM acquisition.
In 2009, after leading IBM’s Global Business Services in Asia Pacific, Mr Stevens was appointed Managing Partner for Global Business Services, Growth Markets. In that role, he was responsible for the strategic direction and operational management of IBM’s consulting division for eight growth markets including South East Asia (ASEAN); India and South Asia (ISA); Greater China (GCG); Korea (KOR); Australia/New Zealand (A/NZ); Central and Eastern Europe (CEE); Middle East and Africa (MEA); and Latin America (LA).
Mr Stevens is a member of the Australian School of Business Advisory Council as well as the Business Council of Australia. He is the Deputy Chairman of the National Board of the Australian Information Industry Association; serves on the Board of the Australian Chamber Orchestra as well as the Greater Western Sydney GIANTS.
Mr Stevens holds a Bachelor of Commerce majoring in Accounting, Finance and Systems and has a Master of Commerce Marketing.
He lives in Sydney with his wife Philippa and their three children; Cameron, Annabelle and Will.