"I am pleased that an executive of Adam's calibre is joining Suncorp as we focus on delivering the best possible outcomes for our customers and our people," said Suncorp Group CEO Steve Johnston.
"Technology is pivotal to delivering our Group strategy and the operational, product and customer opportunities we are seeking. I am confident Adam's deep experience equips him well to deliver significant value."
Bennett spent 15 years in senior roles at the Commonwealth Bank of Australia, including CIO of the retail and business banking divisions, and group executive for business and private banking
Before joining CBA he worked for consultancies AT Kearney and Ernst & Young.
Bennett holds a Bachelor of Technology in information and communications systems from Macquarie University.
"I am delighted to be joining Suncorp, a highly purpose-driven and customer-focused organisation. I look forward to working with the technology and business teams to improve the customer experience and deliver on Suncorp's strategy, leveraging recent investments in digital and data."
Bennett will join Suncorp on 1 July 2020, but his commencement as CIO is subject to regulatory approvals.