Priscilla Brown is Commonwealth Bank’s Group Executive Marketing and Corporate Affairs. She commenced this role on 1 August 2019, and is focused on rebuilding trust and pride in the Commonwealth Bank with direct responsibility for end-to-end marketing, branding, stakeholder insights, government relations, communications and corporate social responsibility.
Priscilla has more than 30 years’ experience in the financial services industry, having worked for some of the leading insurance and retirement companies in the United States. Before joining Commonwealth Bank, Priscilla was Chief Executive Officer of Emerge.me, a digital health insurance broker, and advisor to several digital startups.
Priscilla has held senior executive positions in strategy, marketing and corporate affairs with AXA and Sun Life Financial, both in the US. She directed these functions as well as led business units with AmeriHealth Caritas and Lincoln Financial Group.
Priscilla is a director of the Teachers Insurance and Annuity Association of America, a US trillion dollar asset management firm and the largest provider of retirement services to the education sector in the United States. She is also a director of Project Mercy, which supports development efforts in Ethiopia. Priscilla is a member of the International Women’s Forum (IWF) Australia Limited and has received awards and recognition from Savoy Magazine, Advertising Age, Black Enterprise and numerous Effie Awards.