Chief Digital Officer JOBS Update for December 2018


Welcome back to our Chief Digital Officer JOBS Update, through December 2018.

As most recruiters and CHROs know, December is normally a slow month for new hires and announcements of open positions.

But that is not the case for Chief Digital, Chief Data, and Chief Analytics Officers!

In this month’s issue, we list SEVENTEEN new open global CDO positions on our CDO Career page; we tracked 41 CDO ARTICLES and hand-picked TWENTY-FIVE CDOs who made the news last month; and we posted more new CDO appointments for December 2018.

  • Open Chief Digital Officer Jobs: Inside, you’ll find SEVENTEEN new open posts for Chief Digital Officers, Chief Data Officers, and other C-level digital and data positions. Be sure to review the open posts on our dedicated career page.
  • Chief Digital Officers ‘In the News’: Consider us your personal CDO “news clippings” service. We tracked 41 CDO ARTICLES and hand-picked TWENTY-FIVE CDOs who made the news in December, including Finnair’s Katri Harra-Salonen; HM Revenue & Customs’ Jacky Wright; New York Public Library’s Tony Ageh; Novartis’ Bertrand Bodson; Pladis Global’s Anthoula Madden; Publicis Media’s Helen Lin; SAP’s Bertram Schulte; and Seven West Media’s Clive Dickens! How did they make news? Find out inside.
  • New Chief Digital Officer placements (through December 2018): MORE new CDOs were hired in December, we provide the highlights below. Congratulations to the new Chief Digital Officers at Adecco Group; Buckman; Foodstuffs North Island; L’Oréal Brazil; Professional Bank; and The Co-operators; among others. Welcome to the CDO Club!

You’ll find the details on all this and more below.​

Take a look at some of the new open CDO positions:


RhythmChief Data Officer (Co-founder Position)
Rhythm is an early (stealth) stage pet wellness mission driven company backed by solid IP to radically impact the health, happiness and longevity of pets. Existing co-founders are looking for a seasoned technology leader to join the founding team to build and scale the technical core, a true Jack of All, Master of One or More. This position will be responsible for establishing short and long term strategy, and hands-on tactical implementation of a technology ecosystem that incorporates large scale data, cloud-based marine learning, IoT consumer electronics products, all Bluetooth / WiFi communication layers and protocols (IoT-to-APP-to-cloud) and master integration into to manufacturing ERP/MRP systems, e-commence, logistics, security and data analytics. The position will also select, implement and manage all operations back office and customer facing solutions.  Send email for more info.


Chief Digital Experience Officer
Bloomfield, US-CT
Chief Digital Officer
New Jersey, US


Director, Chief Data Officer,
Asia Pacific – Global Banking and Markets
Hong Kong, HK
Chief Data Officer
Dorchester Center


We have posted these and a dozen more open CDO spots on our Careers Page.
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Membership options and registration can be found here.



NOTE: Also check out our previous CDO JOBS Updates here:

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AWARDS (December 2018):


Theo BlackwellTheo Blackwell: December 30, 2018
London Mayor pays tribute to City of London’s chief digital officer Theo Blackwell for MBE
London’s chief digital officer Theo Blackwell has been named in the Queen’s new year’s honours list with an MBE for services to local government digital transformation.
Sastry DurvasulaSastry Durvasula: December 20, 2018
ACORD names Top 10 Insurtech Leaders
Sastry Durvasula, Marsh’s chief digital officer and chief data and analytics officer, leveraged blockchain and other cutting-edge technology to tackle problems as diverse as proof of insurance, pandemic risk, and social engineering fraud, in his first year on the job.
Jacky WrightJacky Wright: December 12, 2018
UKtech50 2018 – The most influential people in UK IT
1. Jacky Wright, chief digital and information officer, HMRC
Zack HicksZack Hicks: December 4, 2018
Toyota Chief Digital Officer Zack Hicks Honored for Excellence in Leadership by the Association for Information Systems
The Association for Information Systems (AIS) will honor Zack Hicks, Executive Vice President and Chief Digital Officer of Toyota Motor North America and Chief Executive Officer and President of Toyota Connected North America, with the AIS Leadership Excellence Award on December 14, 2018, at the 39th Annual International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS).


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