After a three-month search, Google Australia and NZ has hired a Murdoch group executive as its new managing director. Nick Leeder, former deputy chief executive of The Australian newspaper, will slip behind the executive desk in late March.
Telstra has a new marketin boss after Telstra CEO Sol Trujillo today announced that Bill Stewart, the company's Group Managing Director (GMD), Strategic Marketing will leave the company at the end of the month, to return to his home and family in the United States. He wil be replaced by
Sony Australia boss Carl Rose could be facing both a salary cut and a 40% bonus freeze as the electronics giant gets set to announce massive losses due to tumbling sales of their Bravia LCD TV's and PS3 gaming consoles.
Shopping on the job is likely to cost Australian businesses nearly $1000 per employee due to lost productivity and expose the company to increased security risks, says a new survey conducted by global IT association, ISACA. 50 percent of IT professionals said they expect employees at their organisations to conduct their holiday shopping online at work.