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All in good time: What this year's CMO50 tells us about the state of marketing leadership

Marketing teams pride themselves on their ability to tap the consumer and cultural zeitgeist to bring their brands to life and generate growth. It’s this connection to market sentiment and trends that’s also given smart modern marketers who are both digitally and data savvy the tools to generate true business impact during the past 18 months of the crisis.

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The CMO50 2021 list is revealed

Qantas chief marketing officer, Jo Boundy, has been crowned #1 in this year’s CMO50 list of Australia’s most innovative and effective marketing leaders, becoming one of six new faces in the CMO50 top 10 this year.

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Report: CMOs and CIOs should make a tandem leap into the hybrid future

CMOs and chief technology officers must focus on hybrid customer experiences - physical and digital – to deliver growth, according to the latest report from Forrester Research. And the way to achieve this is to align their teams and collaborate on a united marketing and tech strategy.

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Acorn's growth strategy sees marcomms leader join as Australian GM

​Marketing communications agency, Acorn Strategy, has brought on experienced brand marketing and communications leader, Suzannah Marinkovic, as its new general manager of Australia. The appointment comes as the agency expands out of its Perth footprint and relocates headquarters to Melbourne.

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What this CMO is doing to schedule a new marketing approach

For someone who claims no natural affinity with scheduling, it’s surprising Brett Chester finds himself in the role of CMO for a fast-growth technology company focused on making rostering easier. But it is through his own career experience Chester says he has developed an understanding of the client base of his company, Australian-born Deputy, and the pain scheduling can bring.

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The senior-junior skills gap in marketing marketing

Senior marketers are increasingly looking to build their innovation and opportunity identification capabilities and recognise soft skills and collaboration as critically important across the marketing function. Yet there is clear gap in the way planning and execution knowledge is shared between senior leaders and their teams.

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QMS appoints new chief marketing officer

QMS has recruited Melbourne Fashion Festival’s head of sales and marketing as its new chief marketing officer after promoting Sara Lappage to chief operating officer – customer.

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Unboxing 101 - How savvy influencer engagement can build a brand

The humble unboxing video is a powerful tool. Correctly executed, it harnesses consumer fandom, viral authenticity and brand design magic to deliver a high-impact message to a tightly targeted cohort of consumers.

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Warren Buffet is an unlikely ally for marketers. But his belief businesses need strategic moats that increase their value in the market while acting as barriers to competitors can offer marketers a new playbook for brand building and driving growth.

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