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NetApp CMO: The CMO-CIO gap is widening

Julie Parrish is the senior vice president and CMO at NetApp. She talks about how marketing has transformed and why the CIO-CMO gap seems to be widening.

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Telstra expands Buckman's role

Telstra's chief marketing officer, Mark Buckman, will join the telco's executive committee effective immediately. Telstra announced this morning that Buckman's role will be expanded to group managing director, media and marketing.

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CMO interview: Travelling with a clear brand direction

When it comes to being a marketing chief these days, emphasis is often placed on the importance of an analytical, data-driven approach. But for Wotif Group’s general manager of marketing, Michael Betteridge, success comes from having the best of both science and art.

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NBN Co loses chief marketing officer

NBN Co, the company responsible for rolling out Australia’s National Broadband Network, has confirmed the departure of its chief marketing officer, Kieren Cooney.

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ANZ Bank confirms new CMO as former marketer emerges at Coles Group

ANZ bank has confirmed head of consumer marketing, Carolyn Bendall, as its new group marketing chief. The announcement came as the banking group’s former general manager of marketing, Karen Donaldson, re-emerges in her new role as general manager of loyalty and financial services marketing at Coles Group.

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8 ways to get on top of data analytics

Data analytics is being touted as the new ‘black magic’ of marketing, but there are still a range of Australian organisations struggling to get a handle on how to make data work for them.

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What we can learn from the brand of faith

When it comes to enduring brands that have withstood the test of time, many of us think of 20th century luminaries such as Coca-Cola. But there is a much older brand out there that has not only remained relevant for the past 2000 or so years, it is also followed by one-third of the world’s population.

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Diageo Australia confirms new CMO

Premium drinks distributor, Diageo Australia, has confirmed Adam Ballesty as its marketing and innovation director following a four-month secondment to the role.

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Launch marketing council Episode 5: Retailer and supplier

In our fifth and final episode, we delve into the relationship between retailer and supplier and how it drives and influences launch marketing strategies and success. To do that, we’re joined by Campbell Davies, group general manager of Associated Retailers Limited, and Kristin Viccars, marketing director A/NZ, Apex Tool Group. Also featured are Five by Five Global managing director, Matt Lawton, and CMO’s Nadia Cameron.

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Blog Posts

Why if marketing is all you do, you’ll never be very good at it

OK, so you’re probably thinking: “Here comes another article to badger me about living in my bubble.” And also, “I bet this bubble-bashing piece will go on to explain how I can achieve better results through some heady dose of new life experiences, new routines and annoyingly different opinions on social media.”

Dane Smith

Behavioural science lead and regional consulting partner, Ogilvy

A leader’s role in rebuilding a culture of confidence

Every day, there are new predictions and studies on the future of work, the state of the economy and the unfolding global pandemic. All of which creates uncertainty and heightens the imperative of effective leadership.

Michelle Gibbings

Workplace expert, author

Confused About Your Customers?​

​I've worked in brand and marketing for more than 20 years. But there’s one area where I’ve found myself going around in circles and I must admit I'm becoming increasingly confused.

Rich Curtis

CEO, FutureBrand A/NZ

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