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Susan Somersille Johnson

Susan Somersille Johnson was named corporate executive vice president and chief marketing officer for SunTrust Banks, Inc. in August 2014. She oversees the company’s brand strategy, corporate and line of business marketing operations, and serves as a member of the Executive Council.

Previously, Johnson was vice president of Global Marketing at NCR Corporation, overseeing the company’s worldwide marketing, communications and business intelligence programs to drive increased awareness and consideration of NCR products and services across 180 countries. She also improved internal engagement through a leading global community initiative.

Prior to joining NCR in 2012, Johnson held leadership roles in a number of technology organizations including Nokia, Apple and Fujitsu. While at Nokia, she developed and deployed targeted initiatives that drove customer demand, setting record levels of performance for Nokia channel partners around the world.

Johnson holds a bachelor’s degree in Engineering Sciences from Harvard University (cross-registered at MIT) and an MBA in Finance from The Wharton School. When she isn’t working, Johnson finds balance through karate, swimming, skiing and yoga.


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