The wire services are reporting that Coca-Cola is eliminating its CMO position as part of management restructuring. Chuck Fruit, who had been CMO, will focus on “new media strategies, sports and entertainment marketing initiatives and key relationships” in a new position, which he’ll start next year.
Does “new media” include interactive? I suppose we’ll see in time. Coke has done some interesting things interactively lately, including the AKQA-designed Coke Zero site, and the MSN-hosted “The Scenario” for the Sprite brand.
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2017 is the year in which CMOs are expected to outspend CIOs on technology, according to Gartner, which is no surprise given the way in which consumers of all kinds are increasingly using technology in their everyday lives.
As it prepares for a 2017 IPO that could be the largest in the social media space since Facebook went public in 2012, all eyes are on Snapchat.
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