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Hickford moves from Bulla to Don

​Former Bulla executive, Nick Hickford, has been appointed marketing and innovation director for Don Smallgoods (George Weston Foods).

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Kraft Heinz CMO: Get to the human truth behind brands

Kraft Heinz might be an iconic brand in Australia, but the company is certainly not resting on its laurels. Instead, Shalabh Atray, Kraft Heinz Australia CMO, said it is continuing on its mission to connect to the soul of consumers in Australia with research, insights, and innovation.

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CMO interview: Turning around Target

It’s been two-and-a-half years since Wesfarmers appointed Kmart turnaround champion, Guy Russo, to institute a transformation of ailing sister department store chain, Target, and restore the 92-year brand to its former glory.

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Wilks moves from marketing to sales at Volkswagen

​The convergence between marketing and sales is continuing, with Volkswagen’s general manager of marketing, Ben Wilks, moving into the general manager of sales, passenger vehicles role in a company reshuffle.

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CMO announced for combined APN Outdoor/JC Decaux

JCDecaux has announced a new leadership team for the combined APN Outdoor and JCDecaux businesses, including a the CMO, the day after the previous general manager of marketing of APN Outdoor, Charlotte Valente, left.

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Tourism Australia manager heads to Myer

​Geoff Ikin, Tourism Australia’s general manager, global media, PR and social, has left the organisation to become chief customer officer at Myer.

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Natasha Daly leaves Ola

Ola has confirmed Natasha Daly has left ride share platform after ​only seven months as marketing director​.

Leadership

AMI CEO steps down

​Lee Tonitto has stepped down as CEO of the Australian Marketing Institute (AMI) after four years in the role.

Leadership

Zara Cobb new CMO at Lendi

​Online home loan platform, Lendi, has appointed Zara Cobb as its new CMO to lead the company’s strategic marketing.

Leadership

Announcing the CMO50 for 2018

Marketing leaders from the tourism, banking and FMCG sectors have taken out top three honours in the fourth-annual CMO50 for 2018.

CMO50 2018 #4: Leisa Bacon

For ABC director of audience and marketing, Leisa Bacon, modern CMO leadership is an art in influencing and working more collaboratively with other parts of the organisation as well as the increasingly diverse marketing function.

CMO50 2018 #26-50: Tasman Page

The right team, the right measurement and data are what Tasman Page believes makes all the different to both marketing and bottom-line growth.

CMO50 2018 #1: Lisa Ronson

Lisa Ronson’s three-and-a-half years with Tourism Australia is a true CMO evolution story that culminates in the launch of the US Super Bowl campaign, Dundee.

CMO50 2018 #26-50: Mark Baartse

If there’s one thing Showpo believes in, it’s listening to its customers. For Showpo CMO, Mark Baartse, too many companies talk about customer experience, but don’t actually talk to them enough to get the facts.

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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

CMOs, it’s time to stop squandering customer attention

Businesses continue to highly value the attention they buy through paid media, yet at the same time, many continue to disregard and under-value opportunities to connect with customers using their owned media.

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

Clyde Griffith

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