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. Thomas Barta, co-author of ‘The 12 Powers of a Marketing Leader’, explains.
Marketers have a reputation for being overwhelmed and always late, but it does not have to be that way, says Thomas Barta, marketing leadership expert, speaker and co-author of ‘The 12 Powers of a Marketing Leader’.
Marketers need to do a better job at marketing the value of marketing to the rest of their business. First step? Lose the jargon, says Thomas Barta, marketing leadership expert and co-author of leadership book ‘The 12 Powers of a Marketing Leader’.
Having worked at Tesco for over 10 years as a supply chain director, Bruno Monteyne is now one of the UK’s most respected retail analysts. He tells Marketing Week why marketing, which he describes as a “critical” business function, needs to become more clearly defined.