Transformation

CMO50 2018 #11: Richard Oppy

​Carlton and United Breweries (CUB) has undergone a stunning transformation in challenging trading times, and marketing has been central to this achievement.

Leadership

CMO interview: Hitting the ground running at Suncorp

​There has been no ease-in period for ​Mim Haysom, Suncorp’s CMO/EGM brand & marketing​ of just three months. Haysom has already helped deliver a new app, and is leading the marketing to bring 12 separate brands together under the one Suncorp Group.

Leadership

4 skills needed for a marketer to sit on boards

Cracker Barrel's former chief marketer, Chris Ciavarra, has bucked the trend and landed himself a board role, a feat he recognises isn’t always possible for today’s modern marketing professionals.

Leadership

National Heart Foundation undergoes historic changes

National Heart Foundation CMO, Chris Taylor, is carving out a new consolidated marketing strategy amid sweeping transformational changes to the organisational structure. He is tasked to develop a single marketing function for the national body for the first time.​

Leadership

What 14 years at Suncorp taught Mark Reinke about CX

Organisations that don't adjust their business models to deliver shared value, and put product ahead of customers, will not fare well in the future. This is the opinion of Suncorp's Mark Reinke, who is leaving the organisation after 14 years. After almost unheard-of career longevity with a single business, Reinke knows a thing or two about business transformation. And this will place him in great stead as he leaves his current role as advisor to Suncorp’s CEO to pursue his own projects.

Leadership

CMO interview: How this CMO is writing a new story for data management

While explosive growth in data volumes presents a challenge for many marketers, for US-based data storage technology company, NetApp, servicing that storage need has helped it grow to US$5.5 billion in annual revenue. But the company’s success has also come at a cost, serving to typecast and limit its visibility. Enter the CMO.

Leadership

How Swinburne Uni’s CMO is orchestrating a digital marketing transformation

Melbourne-based Swinburne University this week became the latest in a string of Australian tertiary institutions to announce it’s ​rolling out Adobe’s Marketing Cloud suite ​as part of a digital transformation aimed at better customer engagement. Its CMO, Sarah Graham, shares how she got the investment and cultural change over the line.

Leadership

CMOs should be on board: NRMA CEO

Every listed company should have a marketer on their board supporting the CEO, according to Tony Stuart, CEO of the National Roads and Motorists' Association (NRMA).

Digital Marketing

Brands need to seek startup soul mates

Kodak might be thriving today if the camera business had made an early purchase of Instagram, according to Evol8tion CEO, Joseph Jaffe.

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Cannes Part 1: Why brands must put human interactions at the heart of their business

As a Media Juror at this year’s Cannes Lions, I was fortunate enough to attend the world’s most influential festival of creativity and listen to thought-leading marketers from around the globe.

Nickie Scriven

CEO, Zenith

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

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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