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UPDATED: Lark takes the CMO reins at Foxtel

Highly regarded marketing leader, Andy Lark, has joined Foxtel as its chief marketing officer, overseeing brand, content, customer management, acquisitions, digital and product management.

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Andy Lark to leave Xero

Well-known Australian marketing leader, Andy Lark, is leaving his position at cloud-based accounting software, Xero, following a restructure of the organisation.

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Lark: Ditch legacy marketing thinking

Beautiful products and great experiences are the key to powerful brands, Xero’s CMO and well-known marketing technologist, Andy Lark, claims. To get there, marketers need to become “creative technologists” who embrace a set of “power laws” driven by platforms, data and real-time customer engagement.

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Andy Lark joins Xero as CMO

Former Commonwealth Bank CMO, Andy Lark, has been appointed chief marketing officer at cloud-based accounting software company, Xero.

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Lark joins Fronde board

Former Commonwealth Bank CMO Andy Lark has been appointed to the board of New Zealand-headquartered IT firm Fronde as an independent director.

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CMOs talk digital delivery part 2: Andy Lark

In the second of CMO’s new series looking into what three marketing and digital chiefs think about a key topic or trend influencing their business performance, we ask the former CMO of Commonwealth Bank and highly experienced marketer, Andy Lark, whether marketing chiefs should own digital strategy.

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Should CMOs own product development?

Marketers often talk about the distinction between consumer and B2B marketing when it comes to tactics and strategy, as well as individual background. Yet what leaders on both sides of the fence usually share is a history of roles in product management and marketing.

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Andy Lark: Technology is the core brand differentiator

Whether your brand is virtual or physical, technology is the core differentiator and those with the best digital platforms will win the battle for customers’ minds and hearts, Commonwealth Bank’s outgoing CMO, Andy Lark, claims.

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