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​Coca Cola axes CMO role in global restructure

The Coca-Cola Company has axed its CMO role and announced a number of senior leadership appointments as part of a new restructure it says will help drive ongoing transformation.

Leadership

Report: CMO tenure declines again

The latest into CMO average tenure reports yet another decline in the time chief marketing officers are spending in their roles.

Digital Marketing

What T-Mobile is doing to become a customer-led carrier

A desire to stand out from the industry, disrupt the mobile carrier market and become more customer-led has seen T-Mobile invest in a digital technology and cultural transformation program that has doubled its customer base.

Digital Marketing

How Swinburne Uni’s CMO is orchestrating a digital marketing transformation

Melbourne-based Swinburne University this week became the latest in a string of Australian tertiary institutions to announce it’s ​rolling out Adobe’s Marketing Cloud suite ​as part of a digital transformation aimed at better customer engagement. Its CMO, Sarah Graham, shares how she got the investment and cultural change over the line.

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Pandora MD announces departure

A/NZ managing director of cloud-based music platform Pandora, Jane Huxley, is leaving her role to pursue other opportunities.

Digital Marketing

CMO interview: Spearheading the global rebranding of OFX

​Rebranding six distinct brands globally into one streamlined entity isn’t a task for the fainthearted. But add in Brexit, a rapidly evolving fintech market, the need to shift from acquisition to more lifecycle-led marketing, and the adoption of programmatic advertising, and you’d be right in thinking OFX marketing chief, Rebecca Shears, has her work cut out for her.

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Expert panel: Australia must innovate or bust

Artificial intelligence, robotics, and the Internet of Things will place increasing pressure on job security, forcing companies to rethink the way they upskill staff and effectively manage talent, according to a panel of experts at ad:tech Sydney 2017.

Digital Marketing

3 ways ABInBev is marketing beer in a tech-led world

The proliferation of disruptive and on-demand alcohol delivery methods is placing increasing pressure on traditional brewery companies like Anheuser-Busch InBev to rethink the ways they engage customers with their global beer brands.

Digital Marketing

CMO interview: How Nova's marketing and digital chief is battling the data deluge

Nova chief marketing and digital officer, Tony Thomas, is excited about the array of consumer insights being presented to the radio station owner through digital connectivity and capability. But with so much data at the marketer’s disposal today, he agrees the big challenge for marketing teams is knowing what data to read, and what action you want to take from the insight as a result.

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REA Group appoints first CMO

REA Group has recruited its first chief marketing officer, appointing former NBN Co marketer, Kieran Cooney, as part of efforts to extend the brand’s reach.

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In pictures: CMO/SAS roundtable on blazing a trail in analytical marketing

​How to strike the right balance of art and science and blazing a trail in analytical marketing took centre stage at CMO's most recent Sydney roundtable, sponsored by SAS. Marketers from David Jones, Macquarie Group, Taronga Zoo, Vodafone, Cover-more and more joined the lively discussion while picking up tips for success from SAS global marketing leader and author of The Analytical Marketer, Adele Sweetwood.

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Marketing Academy reveals 2017 recruits

Marketers, strategists and heads of product from as broad a range of businesses as DDB Group and MediaCom to Fonterra, IAG, Carnival Australia and Google are among the 30 new recruits to this year’s Marketing Academy program.

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In pictures: CMO/CIO/ADMA Executive Connections breakfast in Melbourne

​More than 100 marketing and technology leaders descended on Crown Towers in Melbourne for the annual CMO/CIO/ADMA Executive Connections breakfast. This year's theme, Crafting your Organisation's Customer Experience Approach, was debated by leaders from The Ritz-Carlton, EnergyAustralia, Bendigo Bank, St John of God Healthcare, Precedent, Ansell, Carsales and Vision Critical.

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Are you leading technology changes or is technology leading you?

In a recent conversation with a chief technology officer, he asserted all digital technology changes in his organisation were being led by IT and not by marketing. It made me wonder: How long a marketing function like this could survive?

Jean-Luc Ambrosi

Author, marketer

Disruption Down Under – What’s Amazon’s real competitive advantage?

Savvy shoppers wait in anticipation, while Australian retailers are gearing up for the onslaught. Amazon’s arrival is imminent.

Change across the board: Why boards need to digitally evolve

Traditionally the non-executive board of a company acts in an advisory capacity - attending monthly board meetings to offer overarching advice and guidance typically focusing on:

Jodie Sangster

CEO, ADMA

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Jaywing sets sights on Australian growth with digital and data-driven agency model

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​Are the Wild West days of influencer collaboration over?

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