Gray was previously chief loyalty and data officer at Woolworths and, prior to the supermarket chain, was a partner at Bain & Company, working across the United States, Europe and Australia for 15 years.
As ANZ’s chief data officer, Gray will have responsibility for the bank’s data strategy, including how data is defined, gathered, managed and protected.
ANZ’s group executive Digital Banking, Maile Carnegie, said Gray would play a crucial role in ANZ’s digital transformation.
“Emma will lead the creation a business intelligence capability for the bank in collaboration with other teams across ANZ to identify the biggest opportunities for us to make better decisions for the bank and our customers.”
Gray, who will be based in Sydney, has an MBA from Harvard Business School and is on the board of the Melbourne Business School Centre for Data Analytics.