Leadership

Successful digital transformation initiatives must be accompanied by culture changes, says Gartner. That means CIOs responsible for digital initiatives will need to play a key role in establishing the right mindsets and practices. Gartner predicts that by 2021, CIOs will be as responsible for culture change as chief HR officers

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Cognizant has appointed Brian Humphries as chief executive officer succeeding company co-founder Francisco D’Souza, effective April 1, 2019. Humphries joins Cognizant from Vodafone Business, where as chief executive he led the division that accounted for nearly a third of the Vodafone Group’s service revenue with approximately €12 billion in sales

Enterprise software business OpenText has acquired Catalyst Repository Systems, a leading provider of eDiscovery solutions for corporate legal departments and top law firms. The purchase price of the acquisition is approximately $75 million in an all-cash transaction. Mark J. Barrenechea, OpenText CEO & CTO said the joint strength of OpenText

Throughout 2018, 94 ASX200 board positions were filled by women. The new recruits helped put the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD) within a whisker of achieving the gender diversity goal it set for Australian companies back in 2015. According to figures released today, women accounted for 29.7 per cent

In the space of 12 months Australian executives have gone from feeling unprepared to tackle the changes unlocked by technology to more bullish than their global counterparts. According to Deloitte’s second annual leadership readiness report, 37 per cent of Australian executives completely agreed that they feel ready to capitalise on

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Dentsu Aegis Network (DAN) has appointed Henry Tajer as its new CEO following an extensive executive search. Tajer leaves Amazon’s Australian advertising arm Amazon Media Group after just six months as managing director. Sign up to Which-50’s Digital Marketing Newsletter He will begin the role in February and be based

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Tealium has appointed Nic Dennis as the new vice president and general manager of Asia Pacific. In his new role, Dennis will oversee growth across Asia Pacific, working closely with Tealium’s strategic partners and helping drive customer success. Sign up to Which-50’s Digital Marketing Newsletter Based in Sydney, Dennis will

The 21st century is set to become the Asian Century if the continent’s political and cultural dominance continues at a rate anywhere close to what we’ve witnessed so far. Sign up for Which-50’s Irregular Insights newsletter The economic dimension of this dominance is easily summarised in GDP growth rates which

Former Tyro Payments CEO Gerd Schenkel is now the Chairman of Melbourne-based fintech Credit Clear, joining CEO Frank Romano and co-founders Mark Casey and Lewis Romano to lead the company through its next phase of growth. Schenkel joined the start up late last year, which is eyeing a sharemarket listing

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Service NSW is recruiting a chief digital and product officer to lead the government department’s product strategy and team. With an advertised salary starting from $287,000, the executive role will provide leadership and the overall strategic direction across a diverse portfolio of Service NSW’s products. They will lead a significant