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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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CMO to CEO: What iSelect's chief did to get to the top job

Having the respect of the CFO and an ability to speak to both cause and effect is one of the vital skills CMOs need to earn their place at the executive leadership table today. And it’s also instrumental to making the leap up to CEO, iSelect CEO, Warren Hebard, says.

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5 ways leading CMOs are building connection with their CEOs

According to CMO’s annual State of the CMO research, marketing leaders rate the CEO/MD as their biggest champion and advocate within the organisation. So what does it take to truly build a great, strategic connection with your CEO/MD? We ask leading marketers from Greencross, MyDeal, Audi, NAB and West HQ for their valuable insights.

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7 lessons in orchestrating a B2B2C rebrand

On 6 September, Brightstar officially takes the wrappers off its comprehensive rebrand to Likewize. The massive effort is designed to showcase the global company’s transformation from mobile phone distribution to a broader technology protection and services provider. Here, its CMO shares the key steps taken by him and the Brightstar team to orchestrate the rebrand, and hefty learnings along the way.

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Fostering a stronger CMO-CEO relationship

Fostering strong relationships as a CMO with cross-functional leaders is vital to being able to exercise strategic and impactful organisational influence. And if this year’s State of the CMO is any guide, the best marketing chiefs are actively working to ensure their CEO is their biggest advocate.

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Forrester: CMOs need CFOs as allies to help make their case

CMOs who find themselves battling to get their results heard and budget maintained need to align themselves more closely with finance and learn to speak the CFO’s language to tie marketing impact to business results, Forrester Research reports.

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