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Reynolds takes global CMO role

After 12 years at Lenovo, CMO50 2018# 5, Nick Reynolds, has taken a role as vice president and global CMO for Johnson Controls – Hitachi air conditioning.

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CMO to CEO: If it's not fun, it's not worth it

​Imagine standing on the podium at the New York Stock Exchange about to ring the bell to take a start-up public, something a woman has not done for over a decade, with your 13-year-old daughter standing next to you.

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Fresh Stikeez campaign drives Coles revenue growth

Coles Supermarkets announced its 46th consecutive quarter of growth, with its 2.4 per cent comparable sales growth in the third quarter of the 2019 financial year put down to the ‘Fresh Stikeez’ promotional campaign, which it says enjoyed high customer engagement.

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Kennedy returns to Cotton On

Marketer Col Kennedy has returned to Cotton On after a stint with both Country Road and Grill’d.

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CMO to CEO: Bringing brand thinking to pet care

It should be no surprise that Anneke van den Broek would run a pet care company someday. At the age of eight, she had made her first foray into the industry by breeding mice and selling them to the local pet store.

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Report: Status no longer defined by ownership

​The economy of ownership is over, with a new report showing more than two thirds of Australians have subscription services today, up from 49 per cent just five years ago, and 75 per cent of Australian adults believe in the future people will subscribe to more services and own less physical 'stuff'.

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G-Star RAW gets a new CMO

​Brand marketing director, Gwenda van Vliet, is the new CMO of ​G-Star RAW​ in a global remit.

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WPP: Martech is at a tipping point

​In a move that demonstrates the growing important of martech not just for the marketing function, but at an infrastructure level across organisations, WPP ​AUNZ recently hired its first chief of marketing technology​ – a role sure to become more vital as businesses look to technology to create brand experiences.

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CMO interview: Bringing a legacy brand back to its former glory

'Is Don, Is Good' became one of those iconic ads that most Australians over a certain age will remember. In fact, it was so iconic and so effective, it set Don up as the leader in the Australian smallgoods category even now, 30 years later.

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Minogue to become revenue chief of flexigroup

​Former REA marketer and current IAB board member, Elizabeth Minogue, has been appointed chief revenue officer (Australia) of flexigroup, and will be responsible for overseeing the next phase of sales growth in Australia.

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State of the CMO 2019

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4 creative skills that will be useful forever

In recent times, the clarion call from futurists, economists, marketers, educators and leaders the world over is one of slight panic, “The world is changing and you’re not ready for it!” And of course, they make a very good point.

Kieran Flanagan and Dan Gregory

Speakers, trainers, co-authors

Why defining brand strategy is vital to capitalising on quick wins

Big brands were once protected from small brands by high barriers to entry. Big brands had the resources to employ big agencies, to crack big ideas and to invest in big campaigns. They had the luxury of time to debate strategies and work on long-term innovation pipelines. Retailers used to partner with big brands.

Troy McKinnna

Co-founder, Agents of Spring, Calm & Stormy

3 ways to leverage the talents of your team to avoid disruption

​According to the World Economic Forum in its most recent The Future of Jobs report, the most important skills for the future are not technical, task-oriented skills, but higher-order skills such as creativity, social influence, active learning, and analytical thinking.

Gihan Perera

Futurist, leadership consultant

An interesting update considering that today is the easiest way it has ever been to measure contribution to the business as well as the h...

Frederic

State of the CMO 2019: Tenure shortens, pressure is on as marketers strive to demonstrate impact

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I thought this was what Salesforce Audience Studio (formerly Salesforce DMP) was supposed to do. How are a CDP and a DMP different? I'm c...

Tony Ahn

Salesforce announces customer data platform

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Well written Vanessa!! Agreed with your view that human experience is marketing's next frontier. Those businesses who are focused on the ...

Clyde Griffith

Forget customer experience, human experience is marketing's next frontier

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Great tips for tops skills need to develop and stay competitive

Nick

The top skills needed to stay competitive in a rapidly changing workforce

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The popularity of loyalty programs is diminishing, though I'd say it is because customers are savvy enough to recognise when a loyalty pr...

Heather

It’s time for marketers to rethink their approach to ‘loyalty’

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