Applications for the European CMO Fellowship 2024 are now open (and close 16 October)!
What author and podcast hosts Drew Neisser learned from interviewing over 300 chief marketing officers.
CMO Transitions are happening at an unprecedented rate. What to do?
Coca-Cola’s ditching of its chief marketing officer role for a chief growth officer is a clear warning to CMOs: stand for growth, or lose it all.
The average chief marketing officer in large U.S. firms leaves after just 4.1 years, while the CEO stays around for eight. It is not good for business.
Influential CMOs are associated with revenue, yet too often marketers are not. They’re missing the point. It’s time for CMOs to get into the revenue camp.
Every CMO agrees: skills are central for marketing teams’ business impact and internal standing. But when it comes to building those skills, the marketing department is too often undermanaged and underfunded. It’s time for CMOs to catch up.
Marketers often ask: “Do I have what it takes to step up and shape my company’s customer agenda?” But when good marketers hold back, companies may struggle to grow and customers are worse off. That’s when it’s time to add more fuel into marketer’s tank: confidence.
Why are CFOs so powerful? They have crucial and credible financial data every CEO wants to see. Competing with a CFO’s credibility can be hard if your own data is forward looking—or if your work’s impact is hard to measure. Don’t try to compete—change the game. Open the books!
In theory, the CMO role should be exalted, but reality is different. New evidence suggests many CMOs are missing the needs of an important customer: their own company. It’s time to change this.
CMOs and CFOs always had a special relationship. Five steps can strengthen the ties between the two.
For the sixth year in a row, I'll work with The Marketing Academy, McKinsey, and Wisdom to help 40 blue chip marketers on the way to CEO. This year - for the first time - we'll run a U.S.-based program in addition to the successful European stream. The program is free...
For the most talented global marketers—with clear board potential, applications are now open for the 2019 Fellowship, a (free) 9-month mentoring, coaching and learning programme, I'm leading together with The Marketing Academy and McKinsey. The program, is eared to...
Apply now: CMO Fellowship Programme 2014. The Marketing Academy, McKinsey & Company and actvance Leadership Advisors help CMOs become CEOs
CMO is a wonderful role. But some marketing leaders want to go to the very top. The Marketing Academy’s new Fellowship Programme is helping CMOs on their way to CEO.
Egon Zehnder: Markets are merging; smart, self-confident consumers are sharing their views. As the voice of the consumer in the executive suite, today’s CMO must drive customer orientation and innovation, build bridges and bring skills.
A new study shows that the CMO role is now becoming an essential function in companies, but there is still a long way to go to achieve influence and control. Spurring CMOs on to take charge!
What are the challenges facing CMOs? What are their worries? What ideas are available to help with these? IBM brings us the latest.
A US study has caused a stir: firms with a CMO on the management team are not more successful than firms without a CMO. Do we need CMOs? CMOs now need to prove their worth.