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4 skills needed for a marketer to sit on boards

Cracker Barrel's former chief marketer, Chris Ciavarra, has bucked the trend and landed himself a board role, a feat he recognises isn’t always possible for today’s modern marketing professionals.

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Yahoo7 chief becomes new CEO of iSentia

​Former Yahoo7 local chief and advertising and media veteran, Ed Harrison, has emerged as the new CEO of ASX-listed market intelligence firm, iSentia.

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First pictures: CMO Momentum 2018

​More than 100 of Australia's marketing leaders descended on the ICC Sydney on 4 July for our second annual CMO Momentum conference. Here are pictorial highlights from the event for sustaining and leading the modern marketing function.

Digital Marketing

Looker’s Jen Grant: From actress to CMO

Looker CMO, Jennifer Grant, didn’t always envision a career in marketing. In fact, she had her heart set on being an actress. That was, until she realised business - marketing in particular - was her true calling.

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How to handle a brand reputation crisis

While the reputations of Australia’s financial services companies might be copping a hammering right now at the hands of the Royal Commission, they might take take heart from the knowledge that no matter how bad things, there is usually a way back. Most of the time, at least.

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Domain Group gets a new CEO

Domain has recruited former Google Australia and New Zealand managing director, Jason Pellegrino, has its new chief following the sudden departure of Antony Catalano earlier this year.

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Ex-ADMA and AdRoll executive joins Pureprofile

​Ben Sharp, former AdRoll managing director, and managing director of ADMA for just two weeks, has been appointed the head of revenue and operations A/NZ at online research and digital advertising operation, Pureprofile.

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National Heart Foundation undergoes historic changes

National Heart Foundation CMO, Chris Taylor, is carving out a new consolidated marketing strategy amid sweeping transformational changes to the organisational structure. He is tasked to develop a single marketing function for the national body for the first time.​

Digital Marketing

Why Salesforce’s global retail VP is optimistic about the future for retailers

No one would doubt it’s been a tough decade for retailers, and many have failed in the face of digital disruption and transformation. But for Salesforce senior VP of retail and consumer goods, Shelley Bransten, the rise of relationship-based engagement is offering up reasons to be increasingly optimistic about the retail market moving forward.

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PwC launches CMO growth agenda program

PwC Australia has taken the wrappers off a new CMO Growth Agenda program aimed at helping marketing chiefs better link business transformation, customer experience and marketing to enterprise business ambitions.

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Former Publicis chair joins KPMG customer advisory team

It’s been another big recruiting week for consultancy firm, KPMG, which has brought on former Publicis Communications chair and CEO, Andrew Baxter, as senior adviser to its Customer, Brand and Marketing Advisory business (CBMA).

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State of the CMO 2018: Marketers own CX and digital

Nearly two-thirds of Australian marketers own their organisation’s customer experience function and one in three have sole purchasing power for customer technologies, our latest State of the CMO 2018 research has found.

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Putting the ‘human element’ back in marketing

During the recent CMO Momentum conference, Paul Mitchell shared how marketing leaders can create cultures that deliver

Paul Mitchell

Managing director, The Human Enterprise

The rise and rise of voice search

In 1982, an AT&T employee by the name of Plotzke predicted the rise of voice: “In fact, it has been predicted that, by 1990, well over half the communications dollars spent by businesses will be for products and services that include voice technologies.

Michael Jenkins

Founder and director, Shout agency

Is design thinking the answer for the next generation of marketing?

The speed and pace of change will never be slower than we’re experiencing today. So in this era of unprecedented change, how can brands meet soaring consumer expectations, stay relevant and deliver differentiated and connected experiences?

Merryn Olifent

Senior consultant, G2 Innovation

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Sephora Asia details its journey to data-driven decision making

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Audi Australia gets a new CMO

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Vincent Mouton

Mobile-first banking startup showcases fresh brand identity

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CMO's top 8 martech stories for the week - 19 July 2018

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KPMG Australia appoints ex-Publicis leader as head of brand strategy

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