Michael Hill gets a new CMO

Jewellery retailer appoints new marketing leader as it looks to relist on the ASX

Michael Hill International has appointed a new chief marketing officer to help cement its market position and brand equity.

Anna-Maree Shaw joins the retailer from 20 June with 20 years’ experience in B2C marketing across Australia and the UK. Previous positions include roles with grocery store giants, Tesco and Sainsbury’s, in the UK, as well as brands such as Suncorp, Flight Centre. Most recently, she was marketing director for Compare the Market locally.

Shaw replaces former CMO Joe Talcott, who had been in the role for just under two years.

In a statement, the company noted Shaw’s expertise in building brand equity and maintaining marketing dominance as key reasons for her appointment.

Michael Hill was founded in New Zealand and still remains listed on the NZ Stock Exchange, but has plans to relist on the Australian Securities Exchange. The company attributed the decision to the fact that most of its operations are now based in Australia.

The retailer has 312 stores across NZ, Australia, Canada and the US and maintains its wholesale and manufacturing divisions in Brisbane.

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

Join the newsletter!

Or

Sign up to gain exclusive access to email subscriptions, event invitations, competitions, giveaways, and much more.

Membership is free, and your security and privacy remain protected. View our privacy policy before signing up.

Error: Please check your email address.
Show Comments

Blog Posts

Sustainability trends brands can expect in 2020

​Marketers have made strides this year in sustainability with the number of brands rallying behind the Not Business As Usual alliance for action against climate change being a sign of the times. While sustainability efforts have gained momentum this year, 2020 is shaping up to be the year brands are really held accountable for their work in this area.

Ben King

CSR manager & sustainability expert, Finder

The trouble with Scotty from Marketing

As a Marketer, the ‘Scotty from Marketing’ meme troubles me.

Natalie Robinson

Director of marketing and communications, Melbourne Polytechnic

How do we break out of our marketing echo chambers?

Clients and agencies can get stuck into a particular way of behaving and viewing the world, but there are ways to break out of our marketing echo chamber.

Steve O'Farrell

Managing Partner, The Royals

It's a good idea. Customers really should control their data. Now I understand why it's important.

Elvin Huntsberry

Salesforce CMO: Modern marketers have an obligation to give customers control of their data

Read more

Instagram changes algorithms every time you get used to them. It really pisses me off. What else pisses me off? The fact that Instagram d...

Nickwood

Instagram loses the like in Australia; industry reacts positively

Read more

I tried www.analisa.io to see my Instagram Insight

Dina Rahmawati

7 marketing technology predictions for 2016

Read more

The saying is pretty tongue in cheek. It's not saying that marketers are bad people, nor that they don't take themselves seriously. There...

LYF Solutions

The trouble with Scotty from Marketing - The CMO view - CMO Australia

Read more

Given Scotty's failed track-record in the marketing realm the memes and the ridicule is very apt and is in no way a reflection on marketi...

denysf

The trouble with Scotty from Marketing - The CMO view - CMO Australia

Read more

Latest Podcast

More podcasts

Sign in