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Conversations over a cuppa with CMO: Sportsbet's Barni Evans

In our latest episode of Conversations over a cuppa with CMO, we talk to Sportsbet chief executive and former CMO50 #1, Barni Evans, about lessons in the crisis and the more innovative ways it's working to keep customers engaged.

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Conversations over a cuppa with CMO: UNSW's Fiona Docherty

​The University of NSW was arguably one of Australia's first institutions to gain direct experience of the COVID-19 crisis when one of its new Chinese students tested positive for the virus. Here, in this latest Conversations over a Cuppa with CMO episode, UNSW CMO, Fiona Docherty, shares the incredible transformation and pivot the university has had to take in order to cope with the unprecedented situation we all find ourselves in.

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How RACQ is pivoting marketing to suit members facing a crisis

RACQ has repurposed funds allocated to the cancelled Motorfest 2020 into a $100,000 donation to the University of Queensland’s COVID-19 vaccine research program. It’s just one of the steps the brand has taken to support community and members and pivot its marketing approach during the current crisis.

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HESTA has new brand and acquisition GM

HESTA has announced a new brand and acquisition GM, among a raft of new appointments for the health and community services sector superannuation fund.

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Conversations over a cuppa with CMO: David Morgan

​In this latest episode, we catch up with one of Australia's most experienced marketing leaders and our long suffering CMO50 judge, David Morgan, to explore key questions marketing leaders should be asking of their marketing plans in this current phase of the crisis, how the situation changes the nature of customer value and delivery, and the importance of CMOs working with the CFO.

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Conversations over a cuppa with CMO: Teresa Sperti

In this episode, former World Vision chief marketing and product officer and now founder of Arktic Fox, Teresa Sperti, talks through the lessons of modern marketing transformation that can help CMOs balance the now and next and ride out the current crisis.

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State of the CMO: We need your input!

The current COVID-19 crisis has thrown marketing leaders an unprecedented challenge around marketing campaigns, strategy and customer connection. So how many are struggling versus excelling in this current time of change?

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Koala brings on first global CMO

​Online mattress and furniture retailer, Koala, says the decision to bring on its first global chief marketing officer is about fulfilling the next phase of its growth ambitions.

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Conversations over a cuppa with CMO: Paul Connell

In this episode, former Unilever GM and CMO of refreshments and brand purpose expert, Paul Connell, explores how brand purpose as a principle and marketing North Star can impact the way your organisation survives and thrives during the COVID-19 crisis.

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Future CMOs: Mars Wrigley’s Drew Davis and Tyro’s Lisa Vitaris

The Marketing Academy’s Leaders Programme, now in its sixth year in Australia, is a professional development program which consists of mentoring, residential learning boot camps featuring lectures from subject matter experts and speeches from industry experts, and professional coaching.

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Conversations over a cuppa with CMO: ANZ's Sweta Mehra

In this instalment of Conversations over a cuppa with CMO, ANZ chief marketing officer, Sweta Mehra, talks to us about how the bank is responding to customer needs in the face of crisis, how customer insights are helping shape product and digital strategy, and what it takes to keep her marketing team connected.

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Editorial: Prototyping in public

It was a comment made by Cancer Council’s Adelaide Thompson which finally prompted me to pen this piece on brands and marketers giving it a go in the face of COVID-19.

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Conversations over a cuppa with CMO: Tyron Hayes

​The current global COVID-19 pandemic is resulting in unprecedented disruption to every aspect of our lives as marketing and brand professionals, from the ways we work, to how our organisations operate, and the way in which we acquire and engage customers. So we’ve drawn on our wonderful CMO50 alumni community to explore different aspects of the crisis facing all of us right now.

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Blog Posts

Why if marketing is all you do, you’ll never be very good at it

OK, so you’re probably thinking: “Here comes another article to badger me about living in my bubble.” And also, “I bet this bubble-bashing piece will go on to explain how I can achieve better results through some heady dose of new life experiences, new routines and annoyingly different opinions on social media.”

Dane Smith and Toby Harrison

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A leader’s role in rebuilding a culture of confidence

Every day, there are new predictions and studies on the future of work, the state of the economy and the unfolding global pandemic. All of which creates uncertainty and heightens the imperative of effective leadership.

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Workplace expert, author

Confused About Your Customers?​

​I've worked in brand and marketing for more than 20 years. But there’s one area where I’ve found myself going around in circles and I must admit I'm becoming increasingly confused.

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CEO, FutureBrand A/NZ

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