Former Allianz and Commbank marketer Dominic Brandon has stepped into the newly created role of head of brand for PayPal Australia. An experienced marketer, Brandon joins PayPal with a deep understanding of the financial services space and a strong track record of successful brand leadership, having previously led marketing and

First the bad news. Large companies are still struggling to successfully implement their transformations and their . That’s the view of Dr Didier Bonnet the Executive Vice-President at Capgemini Consulting and the leader of the firm’s global Digital Transformation practice. He is also the executive sponsor for the six-year-old research

The drive to become a digital business has lead to the rise of a new leadership role — the chief data officer. At the end of 2015, Gartner estimated that 25 per cent of large global organisations had already hired a chief data officer (CDO). By 2019, Gartner expects that

Steven Worrall has been appointed as Microsoft’s Australian managing director, taking over the top job from Pip Marlow. After 21 years with Microsoft, Marlow is moving to a newly-created position at Suncorp — Chief Executive Officer, Strategic Innovation. Read the new Which-50 Magazine. Edition 1 :  leadership and digital transformation 

Boards are increasingly looking for candidates with a diverse set of skills and in particular, strong technology capabilities. That’s the message from Bridget Gray, managing director of the Australian arm of global head hunter Harvey Nash. According to Gray, “This year, whilst taking briefs for board positions, we have noticed

Amobee, has hired data and technology expert Todd Chu as its Senior Vice President, Global Operator Innovation. Chu will be charged with leading Amobee’s new product offerings that are driven by and utilize telecommunications operator assets. In his role at Amobee, Chu will lead the Solutions Architecture team, delivering marketing and

Adtech company Quantcast has grown its Australian operation from 10 to almost 40 people in the last year and in recent months has rounded out 2016 by filling key management roles. The performance of Australia’s adtech companies outshines those in the US, where head counts have been trimmed at several

Overnight Microsoft announced it has completed its $26.2 billion acquisition of LinkedIn, six months after the deal was announced in June. Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella and LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner both penned blogs on LinkedIn to confirm the news. Sign up for Which-50’s Irregular Insights newsletter The acquisition brings together

. He was previously CEO, EMEA where he led Xaxis operations across the company’s 25 markets in the region. His remit there included Xaxis specialist companies Light Reaction, Bannerconnect and plista. In the new role he will be responsible for guiding Xaxis’ overall company strategy, growth, client development and operational leadership across

The Digital Transformation Agency has today announced the resignation of the government’s Chief Digital Officer, Paul Shetler. He held the role for only 40 days. Shetler arrived in Canberra from the UK as the inaugural Chief Executive Officer of the Digital Transformation Office from July 2015. Sign up for Which-50’s