Welcome back to our Chief Digital Officer JOBS Update, through July 2016.
In this issue, we list over FOURTEEN new CDO appointments for July alone; we tracked 45 CDO ARTICLES and hand-picked over a DOZEN CDOs who made the news last month; and we posted more new open global CDO positions on our CDO Career page (TWENTY total jobs).
These are exciting times to be a leader in digital transformation and building a data-driven culture!
- New Chief Digital Officer placements (through July 2016): Over FOURTEEN new CDOs were hired in July alone, we provide the highlights below. Congratulations to the new Chief Digital Officers at Casual Dining Group, EPIX, Flight Centre Travel Group, IPG Mediabrands, Nordea, Patterson Companies, TD Bank, The Brink’s Company, and the U.K. Home Office, among many others. Welcome to the CDO Club!
- Chief Digital Officers ‘In the News’: Consider us your personal CDO “news clippings” service. We tracked 45 CDO ARTICLES and hand-picked over a DOZEN CDOs who made the news in July, including ABS-CBN Corporation’s Donald Lim, Barclays’ Ashley Veasey, Barnes & Noble’s Fred Argir, GE’s Bill Ruh, MediaCom’s Deirdre McGlashan, Rachael Ray/ Watch Entertainment’s Sharon Feder, and Argos/HomeRetail Group PLC’s Bertrand Bodson! How did they make news? Find out inside.
- Open Chief Digital Officer Jobs: Hey, we just added more new OPEN JOBS! Inside, you’ll find open EIGHT (8) open posts for Chief Digital Officers, TWELVE (12) open Chief Data Officer jobs, and other C-level digital and data positions. Be sure to review the open posts on our dedicated career page.
CONGRATULATIONS also to CDOs who became CEO, President, and Board Directors:
- Kevin Conroy: President of Digital and New Platforms at Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (former CDO at Univision). Conroy will report to Mark Burnett, MGM’s president of television and digital group, who made his name as the producer of such shows as “Survivor,” “The Apprentice,” and “Shark Tank”.
- Kasper Aakerlund: CEO at IPG Mediabrands (former CDO at Carat, Aegis Media). Kasper comes with 11 years of industry experience, developing a strong background in Digital where he started his career in Denmark as a Digital planner with Omnicom Media Group and later moved to take on the role as Chief Digital Officer of Carat and Vizeum.
- Robin Thurston: CEO at Helix (former CDO at Under Armor). Robin’s departure from Under Armor was such a big loss that it affected the stock price. Helix is delighted to have him at the helm.
- Michael Nilles: CEO Schindler Digital Business, Schindler Group; Member of Group Executive Committee & Chief Digital Officer. Michael also joined the Board of Directors at Lufthansa Technik AG. His career is really “taking off!”
So far this year, eleven CDOs made the transition to the top role, according to the CDO Club’s original research. They’ve all earned a spot on our CDO HALL OF FAME.
You’ll find the details on all this and more below.
NOTE: Also check out our previous CDO JOBS Updates here:
|Chief Digital Officer||Chief Data Officer|
|June 2016||June 2016|
|May 2016||May 2016|
|June 2015||July 2015|
|May 2015||June 2015|
|April 2015||April & May 2015|
|March 2015||March 2015|
|February 2015||February 2015|
|January 2015||January 2015|
|Q4 2014||Q4 2014|
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