Miele Australia and New Zealand has welcomed Lisa Saunders into the ANZ leadership team as marketing director.

Saunders is a marketing leader with over 28 years of experience, having worked at Nestlé Australia, Sainsbury’s Supermarkets UK, Treasury Wine Estates and Asahi across global markets including Australia and New Zealand, China, Japan, Southeast Asia, USA, UK, and Europe.

Together with her more recent track record in a high growth, scale up environment, Saunders offers broad experience across marketing, category, sales, retail and e-commerce in premium brands with a customer led focus.

Miele managing director for ANZ, Yves Dalcourt said, “We are thrilled to welcome Lisa to the Miele team as she brings a wealth of experience coupled with solid results and a proven track record throughout her marketing career.

“Miele has made tremendous gains over the years in strengthening our foundations through various new product introductions and campaigns. We are looking forward to having Lisa on board to drive forward the power of the Miele team and take the Miele brand to the next level.”

Commenting on her appointment, Saunders said: “This year, Miele is celebrating its 125th year in business and it is a privilege to be joining such a dynamic and talented team in what is a pivotal time for the brand. I am excited to be on board as Miele increases its commitment to sustainability.

“I am also looking forward to the opportunities that will shine a light on our Miele Experience Centres across ANZ as well as the outstanding quality products.”