Susan Somersille Johnson

by Edward Cates
Susan Somersille Johnson
Corporate Executive Vice President & Chief Marketing Officer
SunTrust Banks, Inc.

Susan Somersille Johnson is Corporate Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer for SunTrust Banks, Inc. In this role, she oversees the company’s brand strategy, corporate and line of business marketing operations. She also serves as a member of the Executive Leadership Team. She has been instrumental in SunTrust spearheading the national “onUp” movement to advance financial confidence across America.


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 in Engineering Sciences from Harvard University (cross-registered at MIT) and a Master’s in Business Administration in Finance from The Wharton School.

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