Oppy appointed marketing chief at CUB

Acting marketing director has been appointed permanently to the new role following the departure of Peter McLoughlin

Richard Oppy
Richard Oppy

Carlton and United Breweries has confirmed Richard Oppy as its new marketing director.

Oppy has been acting in the role since the departure of former marketing director, Peter McLoughlin, who stepped down for health reasons in September.

In a statement, CUB’s COO, Mike Walsh, said Oppy has the experience and enthusiasm to lead the marketing team through what has become a complex beer market.

“Richard has worked across every brand in the business and I am confident he will passionately lead our marketing team and become a valued member of our executive team,” he said.

Oppy has held numerous roles at CUB since he joined in 2001. Among these were playing a lead role in the relaunch of Victoria Bitter, the launch of Carlton Dry in 2007 and working across the international portfolio.

Oppy agreed one of the biggest challenges the CUB team faces is turning the beer category around.

“We know we have to be bold when it comes to innovation and make sure we’re nimble enough to deliver what drinkers want,” he said. “We will also continue delivering value for our customers.”

Follow CMO on Twitter: @CMOAustralia, take part in the CMO Australia conversation on LinkedIn: CMO Australia, join us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/CMOAustralia, or check us out on Google+: google.com/+CmoAu

Join the CMO newsletter!

Error: Please check your email address.
Show Comments

Supporting Association

Blog Posts

Is your content marketing missing the mark?

Does it ever seem like the content you create falls flat on its face or that the leads you’re generating aren’t worth following up?

Dan Ratner

managing director, uberbrand

​ Creating a purpose-driven brand

So you want to be a brand with purpose. But what does it actually mean to build a brand with real meaning?

Paul Chappell

Partner and managing director, Brand + Story

Customer experience crisis: Proactively mitigating the risk of broken promises

Last Friday, three weeks after United Airline’s spectacular customer experience disaster, customers received a letter from the company’s CEO, Oscar Munoz.

Very rarely have I come across views so true. There are so many gems in this article, reflective of reality, onec can read it again and a...

Shyam Mishra

ANZ digital chief: Tackle the ‘frozen middle’ of your organisation or face irrelevancy

Read more

STOP STEALING BUISNESS CLASS TOILETS from A380, new 787's and A330's!!!!Thats what you call customer experience ONE toilet for all Busine...

Joe

Qantas CMO: What it's taking to evolve our customer experience

Read more

Dare i suggest that a "CEO" role in a peak industry body like Think Brink is not really much of a leap from CMO because it is also a mark...

Sventana

CMO to CEO: Think Brick chief reveals what it takes to make the jump

Read more

Grate post, thanks for the post.No matter what your business is, if you do no not rank among the top most search results of Google, Yahoo...

Rahul

Image intelligence:10 must-see infographics for marketers

Read more

Thank you Shane Blandford for carrying my Smarketing vision into KM !

Peter Strohkorb

​CMO Interview: Why aligning sales and marketing drives innovation at Konica Minolta

Read more

Latest Podcast

More podcasts

Sign in