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Asus appoints head of marketing

​Asus has appointed a new head of marketing. Former head of marketing at Hills, Farzeen Quadir-Hegde, has taken on the role for the systems business group.

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5 fascinating facts about the CMO50 2019

It’s been five years since CMO took the wrappers off our inaugural CMO50 of Australia’s most innovative and effective marketing leaders. And during that time we’ve seen a transformation of the modern marketing function and leadership remit.

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The CMO50 2019 is revealed

Marketing chiefs from digital-first companies, FMCG, media, retail and ecommerce have dominated the fifth annual CMO50 list for 2019.

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CMOs play a vital role in IPOs

More CMOs need to insert themselves into the IPO process, something they are not yet taken seriously for in the drive to make the process all about financials.

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Brennen to leave Uber

Uber's director of marketing APAC and #8 on the CMO50 2018 list, Steve Brennen, is departing after nearly three years with the business. Lucinda Barlow has been added to the Uber marketing team as senior director of marketing APAC.

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Seven appoints first-ever CMO

Seven West Media has appointed its first-ever chief marketing officer (CMO), Charlotte Valente, in an effort to become more audience-centric.

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Sydney Kings partners with Dentsu for new marketing push

The NBL’s Sydney Kings has partnered with Dentsu to help execute and strategically position the Club to drive ticket sales, membership and core revenue targets, and committed to one of the largest advertising campaigns by a sporting team in Australia.

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Atlassian CMO: Organisations are on journey of change

Brand ownership: Many of us would confidently state the CMO should have responsibility for it. But Atlassian's marketing chief, Robert Chatwani, sees it as a cooperative job across the organisation.

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CMO interview: Building the next vision of a mutual bank

Repositioning a growing brand, improving end-to-end customer experiences and enabling transformation are catch cries for many CMOs today. And for BankVic’s chief product and marketing officer, Deirdre Boyle, the opportunity to do all three came with the added bonus of working for a member-owned bank.

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Seafolly CMO on embracing more inclusive marketing

Being inclusive in your marketing approach is as much about transforming brand purpose and company culture as it is about creative and messaging, says Seafolly’s chief marketing officer.

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CMO interview: Turning parking into a customer-driven industry

​ If Wilson Parking’s GM of marketing and customer experience, Vanessa Lyons, had to pinpoint one challenge she faced during her transformational first year with the parking operator, it’s overcoming traditional business mindsets.

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The psychology behind good leadership

The science of psychology has long and deep associations with marketing, but it also offers a lot to marketers as leaders within their organisations.

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Why efficiency and effectiveness are opposing forces in a marketing tug of war

I’ve been a long-time fan of renowned effectiveness experts, Peter Field and Les Binet, and their work. But while their approach is clearly important, the marketing leader’s challenge to deliver effectiveness more often lies in organisational structure. I see the bigger question being whether a marketing chief has a seat at the executive table, and the ear and respect of the CEO and company board.

Nickie Scriven

CEO, Zenith

Augmented Reality: What’s behind the marketing industry’s failure of imagination?

Every flagship smartphone in Australia includes hardware and software purpose-built for AR. A huge audience is ready and waiting. We have an opportunity to craft extraordinary, innovative work. But to get there, we need to push our creative thinking a little harder, writes Gil Fewster.

Gil Fewster

Creative technologist, The Royals

Does your brand need a personality review?

There are five tell-tale signs your brand needs to take a long hard look at itself.

Charlie Rose

Senior Strategy Consultant, Principals

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