Leadership

Adobe has appointed Suzanne Steele as Managing Director for Australia and New Zealand, replacing  Chris Skelton who has decided to leave the company. Steele will join Adobe in late November 2017 reporting to Paul Robson, President of Adobe Asia Pacific. She joins the company from Experian where for the past

The Outdoor Media Association (OMA) has announced the appointment of two new Board members – Andrew Hines, Chief Operating Officer (COO), APN Outdoor and Kirsty Dollisson, Managing Director, TorchMedia. Kirsty Dollisson has over 19 years of experience in the Out of Home (OOH) industry having held various positions including media

NIne

Nine Chief Digital Officer at Nine Alex Parsons,  is leaving the business after three year’s leading Nine’s digital operations. According to Hugh Marks Nine CEO: “Alex has made an enormous contribution to the growth and evolution of the Nine business. He has successfully evolved Nine Digital from the business built

Partnership, merger and acquisitions, deal

Companies are increasingly buying or selling assets to become “businesses of tomorrow.” According to new research from Deloitte, Australia’s public companies are increasingly turning to mergers & acquisitions in their pursuit of growth or to manage disruptive technologies. Deloitte’s M&A Index 2017 report highlighted M&A spend on disruptive innovation-related sectors

Deutsche Bank has appointed former Tesco Chief Digital Officer Thomas Nielsen as Chief Digital Officer to drive the bank’s Global Transaction Banking digitalization strategy. Data and technology are key to innovation, in particular for financial services driving the need for the appointment according to a statement from the bank. Sign

Bang & Olufsen has appointed Christian Birk, 31, to a newly formed position as Chief Digital Officer and Senior VP. He will be part of the global management team and join the company on 16 October 2017. Christian Birk holds a BSc in International Business from Copenhagen Business School and

Tremor Video announced that Doug Campbell has joined the company as Chief Strategy Officer. Campbell will report to CEO Mark Zagorski. With over 25 years of experience in growing profitable digital businesses, Campbell is responsible for identifying, evaluating and implementing new strategic opportunities that align with Tremor Video’s business objectives

Australia’s CEO’s strength are unimpressive, and they are weak in the qualities their employees most value resulting in a perceived leadership crisis in corporate Australia, according to a new study. Commissioned by executive recruitment and search firm Six Degrees Executive, the ‘Future of Leadership in Australia’ report examines the current

appointment, job

Global healthcare outfit Novartis has hired Bertrand Bodson, Chief Digital and Marketing Officer for Sainsbury’s Argos, has been as its new role of Chief Digital Officer. He will report to Joseph Jimenez, CEO of Novartis. Sign up for Which-50’s Irregular Insights newsletter Bodson will join Novartis on January 1, 2018, and will

Macquarie Uni

Macquarie University has a new chief information officer. It has appointed David Reeve (pictured below) as its CIO. Reeve who been acting in the role for the past six months. During that time the University says he has made a strong contribution to major transformational change initiatives currently underway across the