Advance welcomes new Australian CEO, Emma Rugge-Price

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Advance is delighted to announce the appointment of Emma Rugge-Price to the new position of Australian CEO as part of the organisation’s focus on broadening its reach and impact in Australia.

“The appointment of Emma as Australian CEO to Advance will further diversify the skillset, knowledge and reach of the Advance global team. Emma will play a vital role in growing our corporate and university partnerships, alliances and brand in Australia. I look forward to working with Emma to strategically position Advance to achieve its potential in Australia.” Serafina Maiorano, Global CEO, Advance

Emma brings broad international experience to this important role with Advance and is a prime example of the global talent that Advance supports and fosters.

She has built a global career in technology marketing and communications, having worked across multiple industries for start-ups and large multi-nationals in Hong Kong, London and Silicon Valley. In 2004, she joined GE in Australia, where she was responsible for local, regional and global brand programs in a range of industries including financial services, healthcare, mining, transportation and energy for over 12 years.

“I have always considered myself a passionate Australian as well as a global citizen. I am excited to combine these passions to champion and connect Australian talent and businesses on the global stage with Advance.” Emma Rugge-Price, Australian CEO, Advance

Emma has a Bachelor of Economics (Hons) from University of Sydney and a Graduate Diploma from Macquarie Graduate School of Management.