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Former CMO to become Unilever's new A/NZ chief

T2 CEO and experienced FMCG marketing leader, Nicole Sparshott, will take over the Australia and New Zealand reins at Unilever next month after the retirement of local CEO, Clive Stiff.

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Holden CMO steps into interim MD role

The leader of GM Holden’s commercial operations, Kristian Aquilina, has been appointed interim chairman and managing director, GM Holden, succeeding Dave Buttner, who is leaving the company for personal reasons.

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Panel: What it takes for marketers to win the hearts and minds of the boardroom

Rapid investment into digital and technology, along with the need for growth, are seeing more marketers stepping into Australian boardrooms. But unless more of the marketing fraternity get onto the c-suite, do a better job of understanding the balance sheet and firmly grasp risk and governance, they’re going to struggle to gain a substantial foothold long-term.

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T2's Nicole Sparshott: Lessons in making the leap from CMO to CEO

Selling tea to the English. Invoking ancient tea-making rituals in Asia. Giving tea a fresh face in the US. Re-invigorating retail tea stores in Australia. These were just a few of the challenges T2 Tea set itself in re-invigorating the brand and bringing it to a global audience.

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Class of CMO50 2015: Where are they now?

As we make the call for nominations for the 5th edition of our annual CMO50 list of Australia’s most innovative and effective marketing leaders, it’s clear the movement of local marketing leaders over the years has been nothing short of explosive. And nowhere is this more blatant than in our inaugural 2015 CMO50 list.

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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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ADMA CEO Martens takes the reins of AADL

ADMA’s CEO, Andrea Martens, is taking the reins of the association’s overarching holding group, Australian Alliance for Data Leadership, following the departure of Stephen Porges.

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How Katherine Raskob went from CMO to CEO

Digital transformation, self-regulatory frameworks, lobbying government, membership lifecycle management and state-to-national leadership collaboration – these are just some of the day-to-day priorities Katherine Raskob has faced in her first five months as chief of the Fundraising Institute of Australia (FIA).

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The gear change required for business during COVID-19

The current world pandemic, COVID-19, and its tragic effects has created different and challenging situations for nearly every business. Every business sector is affected differently, depending on the nature of what your place in the world, creating the most unique situation most of us have ever and will ever experience during our professional lives.

Katja Forbes

Managing director of Designit, Australia and New Zealand

How can organisations debias their decisions?

​People whose personal details and experiences signal they come from racially diverse backgrounds are less likely than anglo or Caucasian candidates to make it through the first cut in recruitment processes. Even if the organisation says it values diversity.

Dr Karen Morley

Author, commentator

Is your marketing team adapting quickly enough to the COVID-19 crisis?

The impact of coronavirus is far reaching with the true impact on the economy and businesses is unknown. While there are a few categories and brands experiencing growth, for the most part the crisis is wreaking havoc for large and small operators across many sectors including entertainment, tourism, retail, fitness, services and the list goes on.

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Founder, Arktic Fox

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