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

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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

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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

In recent years it has become fashionable for Australian business leaders to visit Silicon Valley, to meet and learn from the digital giants who have helped reshape entire industries. “Save your money,” says Peter Sondergaard, executive vice president of research at Gartner. “Change doesn’t happen by going to Silicon Valley, although it can

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The release this coming Thursday (August 17) of the Australian results latest global Harvey Nash/KPMG CIO survey should provide compelling reading for all those local executives with carriage of their companies digital strategies. The event which will be held at the Ivy Ballroom in Sydney is one of those ‘must-go’

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Marketing technology company, Amobee, announced the appointment of advertising industry veteran Katie Ford to Chief Client Officer and Shouvick Mukherjee to Chief Technology Officer. The company also announced the unification of Amobee and Turn under the Amobee brand, including a new Amobee.com website, bringing together the products and services from Amobee and

IAG has appointed digital product and innovation leader Mark Drasutis as Chief Digital Officer (CDO) to lead its digital strategy and experience team. Drasutis will have a key leadership role within IAG’s Customer Labs to help build an organisation that is customer-led and data-driven across IAG and its brands including