Fairfax ‘in the hunt for a CMO’

Fairfax Media is set to recruit a chief marketing officer, The Australian reports. According to the newspaper, the role has been looked after on a caretaking basis by Pippa Leary who is director of strategy and market insights.

No immediate comment was available from Fairfax.

Meanwhile, today’s Sydney Morning Herald carried a full page open letter to readers from Fairfax metro CEO Jack Matthews for the third day in a row. In the letter, Matthews said: “We’ve been humbled this week by your tens of thousands (literally) of messages of support for our independence and the role we play in your lives. Every time you buy a paper, visit our sites, use our apps or place an ad you help us deliver the important stuff that no-one else does.”

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