Leadership

Ros Harvey, CEO, The Yield

Costa Group managing director and CEO, Harry Debney,  is the new board chair of Australian agtechcompany, The Yield. Debney brings the experience of a long and successful career growing commercial companies on a global scale, and with it a decade of industry-leading expertise in food and agriculture. Sign up for

Amazon Go Seattle

The rise of empowered customers that is impacting not just retail but most other industries, isn’t going to slow down any time soon. That’s the view of Jeff Bezos, who used used his annual letter to shareholders to highlight the company’s performance in 2017 and share how Amazon stays ahead

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Susan Anderson has been appointed as General Manager for Uber, Australia and New Zealand. She takes over from David Rohrsheim who launched Uber in Australia and New Zealand and has lead the ride sharing business locally for the last five years. Rohrsheim is taking paternity leave and will return to

digital transformation

Culture,  an often intangible and nebulous construct, is nevertheless the reason why digital transformation projects sink or swim. That’s the view expressed by industry leaders to Which-50 this week in a series of media events and roundtables in Sydney, and interviews with CEOs in the US and Singapore. “Culture is

Student discount site Unidays is hoping to corner the Gen Z data market. The digital identity verification platform has experienced rapid growth since “solving a small problem” for brands – verifying and connecting them to students. The next step is taking on Facebook. “There are 150 million university students around

Turning customers into lifelong advocates requires companies to embrace customer experience throughout the organisation. That is according to Jason Bradshaw, director of customer experience for Volkswagen Group Australia, who spoke to Which-50 about developing a culture around customer experience. He was speaking in advance of next month’s Ashton Media Customer 360

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Accenture has appointed Fergal Murphy as a managing director within Accenture’s Digital business in Australia and New Zealand. His title is managing director within Applied Intelligence which is a part of Accenture Digital. He will be focused on creating value for clients by combining Accenture’s artificial intelligence and analytics offerings

Louise Baxter, Starlight Children's Foundation CEO

To meet the growing demand for its programs the Starlight Children’s Foundation needs to double its revenue in the next three years, says CEO Louise Baxter. Since Baxter stepped into the CEO role in mid-2009 the children’s not-for-profit has reversed a double digit decline in revenue and “incredibly high staff

There still aren’t enough women on Australian boards, and it’s not because of a lack of talent. That’s the message from the Australian Institute of Company Directors which released a report today outlining the progress on board diversity across the ASX 200 companies. According to the report, 2018 is off

Sydney based startup Mad Paws – an online marketplace for pet services – has today announced a $5 million series A funding round led by Qantas. Calling themselves “the Airbnb for pets”, Mad Paws connects pet owners with walkers and sitters via its online platform. The Qantas investment includes a